Tripura : CPI(M)’s mouthpiece resumes publication following court order

Agartala( Tripura ) , Oct 11 :Opposition CPI(M)’s mouthpiece in Tripura, ‘Daily Desher Katha’, resumed its publication from Thursday after a gap of 10 days following an order passed by the Tripura High Court on Wednesday reported news agency PTI.

The newspaper had stopped publication since October 1 following an order of the District Magistrate of West Tripura district Sandip N Mahatme.

According to the report a preliminary investigation conducted by the District Magistrate into a complaint allegedly for violating the Press and Registration of Books Act, had reportedly found “substance” in the complaint and a hearing process was initiated and the publication was stopped from October 1 last.

However ,the newspaper filed a writ petition in the Tripura High Court and the court in its order on Wednesday stayed the deregistration of ‘Daily Desher Katha’ and paved the way for the Bengali daily to resume publication.

The newspaper published its 49th issue of the 40th year of its publication Thursday with a declaration which names Samir Paul as editor and says that the newspaper is printed at Tripura Printers & Publishers Private Limited and published by the Daily Desher Katha Trust,the report said.

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