Bomb attack on anti-Maoist rally at Patna

 

NK SINGH

Bomb attack on anti-Maoist rally at Patna on 7 August 1970 kills one, injures nine.

In retaliation, Vidyarthi Parishad attacks Muslim shops, burns one, loots three.

CPI(ML) takes responsibility for bomb attack.

Earlier, they had bombed Gandhi Darshan train at Patna, attacked a rightist convention at Patna on 25 April 1970 and assault RSS student leader on April 30 1970. They also hurled bombs on the house of the Principal of Patna Commerce College.

Police have arrested some students in the Commerce College case. One of the arrested Naxalite students had topped the secondary school examination in 1969.

Excerpts from Frontier 29 August 1970

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