Clashes in Diamond Harbour College, TMC MLA Arrested

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Update: Trinamool protesters ghearod the police station and demanded an immediate release of Deepak Halder. His wife has alleged that Halder has been framed and threatened to launch an agitation if her husband is not released. Notably a reluctant police arrested Deepak Halder after CM Mamata Banerjee personally instructed the cops to do so.

Diamond Harbour: Making a mockery of the law and order system and reducing the educational institutes in the state to a political battle ground, rival factions of ruling Trinamool party clashed with each other at Fakir Chand College South 24 Parganas Diamond Harbour on Monday.

As per reports supporters of Diamond Harbour MLA Deepak Haldar and Block President Umapada’s workers fought a pitched battle in the college campus to establish political dominance over the institute.

IC Biswajit Patra and SDPO with a huge police force rushed to the area to contain the situation but the ruling party marauders continued the rampage. Allegedly MLA Deepak Halder was personally involved in the brawl and was arrested by police.

Both the groups have been sailing on a collision course and are desperate to wrench control of the college union. At least seven people have been injured in the clash. The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital.