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Sudip Datta Bhaumik (died 21 November 2017) was a journalist killed in the north-eastern state of Tripura in India by a police officer of the Tripura State Rifles during an altercation. Sudip was a reporter for the Bengali language newspaper Syandan Patrika[1] and the local television channel News Vanguard.[2]

The Tripura chief minister, Manik Sarkar,[3] and the union home minister of state, Kiren Rijiju, condemned the killing.[4]

See also


  1. ^ "Tripura Journalist Shot Dead Allegedly By Jawan Of Tripura State Rifles". Outlook. 1 April 2015. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Another Journalist Shot Dead in Tripura". The Wire. 21 November 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
    - Samudra Gupta Kashyap (16 November 2017). "Journalist shot in Tripura, second scribe killed in two months; constable arrested". The Indian Express. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Anger, apprehension abound after Tripura journalist gets gunned down by state trooper". Mirror Now News. 22 November 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Tripura journalist Sudip Datta killed: Governor Tathagata Roy to submit report to Rajnath Singh today". Firstpost. 22 November 2017. Retrieved 22 November 2017.