FROM A CORRESPONDENT
Agartala, Sept 19 : Former leader of the opposition Sudip Roy Barman who led a revolt in Congress and joined Trimool Congress with a large number of following has claimed that he is confident of removing Left Front from power in Tripura under the leadership of Mamata Banerjee.
Addressing a series of meeting in north Tripura he said that the alliance between Congress and CPI(M) in West Bengal indicates that they don’t have any ideological commitment and only running after power.
Coming down heavily against CPI(M), he accused them of creating division among the tribals and non- tribals in Tripura. He alleged that the CPI(M) is following a divide and rule policy and endangering the safely and security of the state.
He also accused the BJP for following divisive policy in the me of cast, creed and religion and trying to polarise the society. “It is a dangerous game and everybody must be cautious about their ill motivated design”, he said.
Talking about the August 23 incident at Agartala when widespread violence took place following a procession organised by the Indigenous Peoples’ Front of Twipra he said that CPI(M) provoked the violence with an aim to divide the society.
The Trimool Congress is organising a rally at Agartala on September 23 to protest against the ‘provocative politics’ of the ruling CPI(M). He urged the people to join the rally in large number to defeat the CPI(M)’s divisive policies.
Meanwhile, senior party leaders held a meeting at Trimool Bhawan in Agartala to make the proposed rally a success. The all India vice president of the TMC Mukul Roy, Trimool Youth Congress president Abhisekh Banerjee and information minister of West Bengal Indranil Banerjee will address the rally.