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CPI-M rebel leader manhandled

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 14:14

Kolkata: Rebel CPI-M leader Rezzak Mollah was on Tuesday manhandled by an agitated crowd at a market in Bhangar in South 24-Parganas district when he was speaking at a meeting against price rise, police said.

They said that Mollah, a former minister in the Left Front government, was pushed and shoved by the crowd, claimed by the CPI-M to be Trinamool Congress supporters, for criticising TMC chief Mamata Banerjee for not asking the UPA coalition to control inflation.

Some local-level leaders of the CPI-M were also pushed by the angry crowd, party sources claimed.

A police team from the Bhangar police station arrived at the venue of the meeting and brought the situation under control.

While CPI-M district secretary Sujan Chakraborty alleged that TMC supporters were involved in the incident, former Trinamool Congress MLA Arabul Islam claimed that his party had nothing to do with the attack.


First Published: Tuesday, July 10, 2012 - 14:14
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