Agartala, March 6: After dethroning 25 years of Left rule, Bhartiya Janata Party secured a bang-on win in Tripura. Biplab Kumar Deb is set to take oath as the Chief Minister of Tripura. The announcement was made the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari who is also Bharatiya Janata Party’s Central Observer for Tripura; he said that Biplab Kumar Deb will be the next Chief Minister and Jishnu Debbarma his Deputy.
National Executive Committee Member Incharge for Tripura State, Sunil Deodhar extended his wishes towards Biplab Kumar Deb saying that once again I extend my best wishes to @BjpBiplab on being appointed as CM of Tripura & Jishnu Dev Varma on being appointed as Deputy CM. I am sure state will touch zenith of the success under their leadership.
BJP Chief Amit Shah also congratulated saying that Congratulations to @BjpBiplab on being the CM elect of Tripura. I also congratulate Shri Jishnu Deb Burman on being the deputy CM elect. I am sure under this new leadership; Tripura will scale new heights of development and progress.
Meanwhile in Tripura after the violence erupted Home Minister Rajnath Singh spoke to the State Governor Tathagata Roy and Director General of Police A.K Shukla and asked them to ensure peace till a new government is installed. Fed up with 25 years of Communist rule, a statue of Lenin was demolished at Belonia town in South Tripura wich led to the eruption of violence. Tripura witnessed a change in rule after 25 years in the recently concluded assembly elections by winning the hearts of people.
During the telephonic calls, Governor Tathagata Roy and DGP A. K. Shukla informed the Union Home Minister about the prevailing situation in Tripura and steps taken to control the violence, which erupted following the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) alliances victory over the Communist Party of India-Marxist, ousting the Manik Sarkar led government in the just concluded Assembly elections.
Rajnath Singh asked the governor and the DGP to check all kinds of violence and ensure peace till a new government is installed in Tripura, the Home Ministry Official said.