Tripura CPI-M protests Bengal murders

Last Updated: Thu, Feb 23, 2012 14:10 hrs

Agartala, Feb 23 (IANS) The ruling Communist Party India-Marxist (CPI-M) organised protests Thursday in Tripura to protest the killing of two party leaders in West Bengal.

The demonstrations took place in more than 25 places, CPI-M spokesman Gautam Das told reporters.

He said after the Trinamool Congress took power in West Bengal in May last year, 58 Left Front leaders and workers had been murdered.

Former legislator Pradip Tah and party colleague Kamal Gayen were lynched in West Bengal's Burdwan district Wednesday allegedly by Trinamool activists.

--- Indo-Asian News Service


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