Agartala: Two Student Federation of India activists arrested

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 15:02

Agartala: Two activists of Student
Federation of India (SFI), the student wing of ruling CPI-M
were arrested in connection with the attack on the president
of the state unit of National Student Union of India (NSUI),
police said on Tuesday.



The SFI activists, Runu Debnath and Siddhartha Sarathi
Das, were arrested yesterday, the police said.

SFI activists had allegedly attacked NSUI President
Vicky Prasad at the premises of Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB)
College here on May 21 last when he along with NSUI activists
were protesting forcible collection of subscriptions from the
students by the SFI.



An injured Prasad was shifted to Kolkata where he had to
undergo a surgery on his head.

The Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) and NSUI
had jointly called a dawn-to-dusk Tripura bandh on May 23
last.



PTI



First Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 15:02

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