PM hails BJP’s ‘shunya to shikhar’ journey in Tripura
March 03, 2018
PM Narendra Modi tweets: People of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura have spoken! I thank the people of these states for supporting the good governance agenda and ‘Act East Policy’ of @BJP4India & our valued allies. We remain committed to working towards fulfilling the dreams & aspirations of the people.
“The victory of @BJP4Tripura is not an ordinary electoral victory. This journey from ‘Shunya’ to ‘Shikhar’ has been made possible due to a solid development agenda and the strength of our organisation. I bow to every BJP Karyakarta for working assiduously on the ground for years.”
The BJP is leading in 43 constituencies in the Left Front ruled Tripura as trends are available for 59 seats. The CPI(M) led Left Front is leading in 16 seats. Chief Minister Manik Sarkar (Dhanpur) and PWD Minister
Badal Chowdhury (Hrishyamukh) are leading.
BJP state president Biplab Kumar Deb (Banamlipur) and party MLA Sudip Roy Burman (Agartala) are leading. Election in 59 seats for the 60-member Assembly was held on February 18. Polling was countermanded in one seat due to death of a CPI(M) candidate.(Agencies)