Bongaigaon, Sept. 29: Unidentified persons went on a rampage in a rubber plantation of the president of Bongaigaon district unit of All Koch Rajbongshi Student Union (Hiteswar Barman faction), Khargeswar Chaudhury.
They also damaged betel leaf vines of a resident, Koran Singha, at Kakragaon in Chirang district. The act has irked locals and the affected families, who suspect the hand of Biswajit Ray faction of AKRSU, Pranay Kumar Singha, a resident, of Kakragaon said.
AKRSU president Hiteswar Barman condemned the act, saying it would only add fuel to the fire but would not solve the community’s problems. He said a third party has been trying to trigger a clash between the two factions for political mileage.
AKRSU president Biswajit Ray was shifted to a cabin from the ICU of a private hospital today after his condition improved.