Shimla : The CPM on Sunday demanded immediate intervention of Himachal chief minister P.K.Dhumal to direct Hamirpur SP to stop attacks of SFI activists.
CPM leader Tikender Singh alleged that these attacks are being carried out at the behest of the ruling party and goons of the BJYM , ABVP and certain taxi drivers are leading this assault .
â€œMiscreants armed with weapons have beaten up students from 19-21 October . On Saturday 60 goons with tacit support of the police beat up and injured SFI leader Jasbir Singh and others , â€œ Tikender Singh said .
The CPM has asked Dhumal to rise above party lines and ensure peace in his home district .
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