The Congress in Tripura has called for a 12-hour long statewide bandh on Monday. The shutdown has been called as a mark of protest against the attack on state party chief Pijush Kanti Biswas.

The attack allegedly took place in front of police at Bisalghar in Sepahijala District on Sunday. A group of miscreants attacked Biswas’s car with sticks and stones.

Three others were also injured in the incident and had been sent to Bishalghar Hospital for treatment.

Congress has also appealed to all the opposition parties, BJP ally IPFT and BJP MLAs protesting against to support the bandh.