Eight Bharatiya Janata Party activists were allegedly beaten up by CPI(M) workers. The incident took place last night in Thakurchara Para of Jolaybari in south district of Tripura.

According to reports, the CPI(M) workers had gone to collect their belonging from the Thakurchara party office which was bulldozed by the BJP led government citing it to be illegal construction.

On hearing the news, the BJP activists reached the site to monitor the activities of the CPI(M) workers. It was when the BJP activists were attacked.

One of them was gravely injured and was rushed to the Gomti District Hospital. The rest were treated at the Jolaybari Primary Health Center.

A case was filed at the Jolaybari Police Station in the wake of the incident. Police are yet to make a arrest.