Bongaigon: Police and paramilitary forces remedy to lathicharge on Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti members and supporters besides blank firing and shelling tear gas at Jogighopa Tiniali. Over 30 KMSS members and supporters were injured in the police action.
Simanta Chaudhury received injuries in police lathicharge regardless of revealing his press identity card. Chaudhury is a mediaperson attached to News Time Assam, a news channel.
The KMSS general secretary reached yesterday Jogighopa for a peaceful demonstration against the transportation of turbines at Jogighopa ghat. But the police was ready as per the instructions of the CM. They supposedly attacked the KMSS workers without any aggravation.
On the other hand, AASU members have continuous their peaceful protest at Koyapati, Jogighopa. In the morning hours, the two ships carrying turbines arrived at the Jogighopa ghat. Entry of mediapersons to the area has been restricted without any valid reason.
Generally situation at Jogighopa after the police action has been peaceful. AASU demonstrators have been continuing their protest at the same spot under a peaceful atmosphere.