Ahead Of Crucial Election, BJP Ally Merges With Tripura Royal, Demands Separate State
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Ahead Of Crucial Election, BJP Ally Merges With Tripura Royal, Demands Separate State

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February 20, 2021

Two years after he left the Congress over differences with the party on the issues of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC), Tripura royal Pradyot Manikya Deb Barman gave a blow to the ruling BJP by forming an alliance with one of its allies ahead of a crucial local election in the state.


New Delhi, 20 February 2021

As per news report of NDTV, the Tripura royal has formed an alliance with BJP ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura or IPFT ahead of the tribal council polls in the northeastern state. The tribal elections were originally scheduled for May 17 last year, but had to be delayed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Under Pradyot Manikya's leadership, they will contest the upcoming Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous Development Council (TTAADC) polls, which runs under the 6th schedule of the Constitution.

Source - NDTV

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