BJP and allies win Tripura Assembly Election 2023
AGARTALA- BJP has once again got the better of the Left’s and the Congress has retained the state with 32 seats. 1 seat is won by its ally Indigenous People Front of Tripura (IPFT).
While the Communist Party of India (M) has won 11 seats, the Congress got just 3 seats, while the regional Tipra Motha Party has registered victory on 13 seats.
The BJP had won the state for the first time in 2018 when it won 36 seats. Biplab Kumar Deb was made the new CM of Tripura, however, he was replaced with Manik Saha in May 2022 by the BJP high command.
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The most important part of this election is Tipra Motha, led by former royal Pradyot Manikya Debbarma. The party, which was being seen as an x-factor in these polls, won 13 seats.
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The Left-Congress alliance won 14 seats, a disappointing performance considering both parties had claimed they would register victory.
The CPI(M)-led Left Front ruled the state for nearly four decades, with a gap between 1988 and 1993, when the Congress was in power but now both parties joined hands with the intention to oust BJP from power.