Trinamool Congress MLA injured while leading victory procession

Basirhat North MLA A TM Abdullah was allegedly attacked with bamboo poles and bricks.

Barasat: A Trinamool Congress MLA was on Wednesday injured after he was assaulted by suspected CPI(M) supporters during a victory procession at Panigokhra village in North 24 Pargana district.

Basirhat North MLA A TM Abdullah was assaulted when he was leading the procession, police said, adding he was allegedly attacked with bamboo poles and bricks.

He was rushed to Dhanyakuri hospital where medical examination was underway.

The MLA blamed CPI(M) supporters for the attack.

Meanwhile, Trinamool Congress workers have put up a road blockade at Dhanyakuri.

Results of the state Assembly elections were declared on May 19.