Agartala: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the new government in Tripura on March 7. In the recently held elections to the state assembly, the ruling BJP has secured an absolute majority and is forming the government once again.
First Published Mar 4, 2023, 10:52 PM IST
NPP leader Prestone Tynsong: In the recent elections to the Tripura Assembly, the ruling BJP has secured an absolute majority and is forming the government once again. It is in this context that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the swearing-in ceremony of the government in the state on March 7.
Going into the details, former Tripura Deputy Chief Minister and National People’s Party (NPP) leader Preston Tainsang said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah will attend the swearing-in ceremony on March 7. He revealed this while talking to news agency ANI.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has won an absolute majority in the recently held Tripura Assembly elections and is resuming power in the state. The Central Election Commission said that the BJP won 32 seats with about 39 percent votes. Tipra Mota Party came second with 13 seats. Communist Party of India (Marxist) won 11 seats while Congress won three seats. The Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) won one seat. Chief Minister Manik Saha submitted his resignation letter to Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya on Friday.
Meanwhile, the swearing-in ceremony of the new government will be held at Vivekananda Maidan in Agartala. Chief Secretary SK Sinha is meeting with senior officials to discuss the Prime Minister’s visit to the state. SPG team will also come today. A senior police official said the Prime Minister will attend the inauguration of the new government on March 7. In this order, Assam Chief Minister and NEDA chief Himanta Biswa Sharma will reach the state on Saturday night, officials said. BJP state vice-president Rebati Tripura said that key leaders and chief ministers from BJP-ruled states will be invited to the swearing-in ceremony of the new government.
BJP’s state in-charge Mahesh Sharma and election in-charge Mahendra Singh are also in the North-Eastern state. BJP state spokesperson Nabendu Bhattacharya said that the meeting of the newly elected members has not been finalized yet. Meanwhile, the BJP-led government will be formed once again in the three North-Eastern Indian states Tripura, Meghalaya and Nagaland. While the BJP alliance won absolute majority in both the states, it lost in Nagaland. The concerned sections said that the NDPP, which won 25 seats there, is going to form the government along with the BJP.
Last Updated Mar 4, 2023, 10:52 PM IST