Tripura : Police charges over agitating teachers in Agartala

The agitating terminated teachers in Agartala were lathi-charge by the Tripura Police. Tear gas shells were fired along with use of water cannons to hold them.

The clash took place outside the residence of Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb in Agartala.

The Chief Minister’s residence was gheraoed by hundreds of terminated teachers.

The peaceful protest took a U-turn when police took action against the protesting teachers outside the Chief Minister’s residence.

At least 24 protestors were injured during the clash.

Family members of the agitating teachers which included children were also present at the protest site outside the Chief Minister’s residence.