18 - 03 - 2018

Biplab Deb sworn-in along with cabinet

AGARTALA, March 9, 2018 (TVN):Leader of the  BJP – IPFT alliance Biplab Deb  was administered oath of office and secrecy for  as chief minister by  Tripura Governor  Tathagata Roy at an impressive function at a jam-packed Assam Rifles ground on Friday.

Eight other legislators that included six from the BJP and two from IPFT also took the oath of office and secrecy-- deputy chief minister,  Jishnu Debbarman and cabinet ministers--  N C Debbarma, Ratan Lal Nath, Sudip  Roy Barman,  Pranjit Singha Roym Manoj  Kanti Das, Mewar Kumar Das  Smt, Santana Chakma.

Present in attendance  veteran leaders of BJP L K Advani and Murali Manohar Joshi,  Prime Minister Narendra Modi , Union minister Ravi Sankar and Dr. Harsha Vardhan,   chief minister of Rajasthan, Assam, Himachal Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland , Arunachal Pradesh and  former chief minister of Tripura Manik Sarkar.

Addressing the gathering after taking oath,  Deb  thanked the electorate for giving mandate to the alliance and giving the alliance partners an opportunity to serve them. He also thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, BJP parliamentary board and party’s state election committee for their support, besides  Sunil Deodhar, , Ram Madhav and the chief ministers of  other states  for attending the historic occasion and blessing his government.