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BJP approached tribal parties of Tripura to join NEDA to unseat left

Sep 06, 2017 12:24
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In a step forward BJP approached the major tribal based parties of Tripura IPFT and INPT to join in umbrella of Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA) to unseat left front in upcoming assembly poll.

BJP sources said after holding meeting of NEDA in New Delhi with the direction of BJP Chief Amit Shah, NEDA Chairman and Assam Finance Minister Dr Hemanta Biswa Sarma spoke to both the party leaders and invited them to attend NEDA's meeting scheduled on September 23 in Guwahati. NEDA Chairman has also reportedly spoken to two other tribal based groups and invited them too in the meeting, sources said adding that Amit Shah made it clear to Northeast leaders including Chief Minister of five BJP ruled state to win remaining three states Tripura, Meghalaya and Mizoram at any cost. Former Chief Minister of Mizoram Zoramthanga was also attended the meeting. "Amit Shah requested the tribal parties of Tripura to ensure division of opposition vote in upcoming election. As first step of one on one fight, six Trinamool Congress MLAs along with lakhs of their followers have merged with BJP last month and now moved unite tribal votes in favour of BJP," the BJP leaders said. BJP president Biplab Kumar Deb however, stated that congress is almost a non-existent party in Tripura and it has been actually working for the victory of CPI-M, what they did in past elections. But this time people understood the contribution of congress in bringing CPI(M) in power and BJP do not consider congress as a factor in the election. "In the core committee meeting we have been asked to complete micro-level poll management that includes our booth level leaders to approach the last voters under his jurisdiction by end of this month and afterward there will be a follow up activities of the party besides, campaign on pro-people programs of Modi government," Mr Deb stated. He further stated that right from electoral roll to counting of polled EVM would be monitored by the party at various levels to check any attempt of election manipulation by the ruling party.

Source: webindia123 (UNI)

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