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TMC MLA assaulted during victory procession, rushed to hospital

News Agencies | Updated on: 1 June 2016, 15:52 IST

A Trinamool Congress legislator was injured today after he was assaulted by suspected CPI(M) supporters during a victory procession at Panigokhra village in North 24 Parganas district.

Basirhat North MLA ATM Abdullah was assaulted when he was leading the procession, police said, adding that he was allegedly attacked with bamboo poles and bricks. He was rushed to Dhanyakuri Hospital where a medical examination was underway.

The legislator 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 19 May.

-PTI
First published: 1 June 2016, 15:52 IST
 
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