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Trinamool candidate attacked, activist killed

One Trinamool Congress activist was on Monday killed when he tried to save a party candidate from assailants allegedly led by local coal mafia at Barul village.



Bardhaman: One Trinamool Congress
activist was on Monday killed when he tried to save a party
candidate from assailants allegedly led by local coal mafia at
Barul village, police said.

The incident took place when Trinamool candidate
(Jamuria constituency) Prabhat Chhatyopadhyay was pulled out
of his car and beaten up by the armed gang allegedly led by
wanted coal mafia don Dinabandhu Barui, District Magistrate
Omkar Singh Meena said.

Trinamool activist Rabin Kazi tried to resist the gang
and he too was beaten up. Barui then hit Kazi with his
speeding car. The victim died on his way to Asansol
sub-divisional hospital, Meena said.

Two persons were arrested in this connection.

Trinamool workers led by Chhatyopadhyay held a
demonstration in front of Jamuria police station demanding the
immediate arrest of Barui.

Trinamool chief Mamata Banerjee will visit Jamuria
tomorrow to participate in a protest rally, party general
secretary Mukul Roy said in Kolkata.

PTI

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