Cong supporters heckle AICC leader in Agartala

Last Updated: Sat, Mar 02, 2013 23:45 hrs

Agartala, Mar 2 (IBNS) All India Congress Committee (AICC) leader and party election observer of Tripura Luizinho Falerio was heckled by party supporters in Agartala on Saturday, after the party review meeting of recent assembly poll in Tripura.

Hundreds of irate Congress supporters heckled the AICC leader accompanied with Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and AICC top leader
Shakil Ahmed, who arrived in Agartala for review the political situation in the state.

"After the press conference held at Rajiv Bhawan, the leaders came out and angry party supporters gheraod them and some of them heckled

Falerio," a top leader of Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee said.

"The National Security Guards (NSG) and security personnel had take steps to tackle the situation," the Congress leader said.

On Saturday, the top leaders of AICC and Assam CM had arrived in Agartala and took part in a party review meeting with the party leaders
of Tripura and newly elected MLAs at Rajiv Bhawan.

Congress had won only 10 seats in the 60 member Tripura legislative assembly, while CPI-M and its allies had won 50 seats.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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