Midnapur: Ten Congress supporters were Monday
injured when they were attacked during an election meeting in West Midnapur district, police said.
Police said lathi-wielding miscreants attacked the
supporters who were attending a meeting at Karangapota village
at noon, injuring ten persons.
While the condition of five persons was stated to be
serious at Midnapur Medical College and Hospital, the rest
were released after first-aid.
Congress candidate Rajani Kanta Doloi complained to the
police that CPI(M) cadre had carried out the attack. He
questioned how such an incident occured despite the presence
of adequate police personnel at the venue.