22 - 02 - 2018

BJP – IPFT joint statement released

AGARTALA, Feb 8, 2018 (TVN):  BJP alone declared alliance with IPFT. Now they have declared BJP – IPFT joint statement alone.

On Wednesday Himanta Biswa Sarma himself  released the joint statement in a press meet. No IPFT leaders were present.

When asked about the absence of IPFT leaders, Sarma said as the leaders are busy in election campaign they are not present.

As expected the joint statement nothing was mentioned about Tipraland. Even though the demand of separate state is main slogan used by IPFT during election campaigning.

In an election rally at Takarjala on Sunday IPFT vice – president Ananta Debbarma said Prime Minister Narendra Modi assured  if BJP comes to power there demand for separate state will be fulfilled.

In various booth offices of IPFT the map of IPFT is displayed, hence creating confusion among voters.  

BJP and IPFT have forged an election. IPFT a tribal based regional party whose core demand is separate state Tipraland is contesting in nine seats and BJP in 51 seats.

The 60 seat assembly election is schedule to held on 18 February.Counting and result will declared on 3 March.

EVM tampering: CEO rejects claim

AGARTALA, Feb 7, 2018 (TVN):  CPI(M) state secretary Bijan Dhar raised fingers at  EVM and VVPAT ahead of assembly election.

He claimed that there is specific report whichever button pressed even the NOTA button pressed it goes to BJP party symbol.

On 3 February, demonstration was held in 47 booth of West Malachi SB school under Ampinagar ST reserved assembly constituency.  It was noticed  whichever button is pressed it goes to BJP party symbol.

Even the VVPAt was showing the same thing. After objection the demonstration was stopped, claimed Dhar.

On this issued Bijan Dhar alongwiht another CPI(M) state committee member meet chief electoral officer  Tuesday. Both handed over a written complain.

However, CEO have rejected the claim made by Dhar and directed DM to enquire the allegation.

According to CEO the machine used for demonstration are demo machine. They do not bear any political party symbol nor name of any political party.

There are changes such demo machines showing error, CEO said.


State’s separation will be stopped at any cost, says CM

KANCHANPUR,Feb 7,2018 (TVN): CPI(M) politburo member and chief minister Manik Sarkar addressed three  electon rallies in Kanchanpur sub division, North Tripura district   on Tuesday.

Addressing all three rallies Sarkar said, the IPFT is mask of outlawed NLFT. In 2004 before ADC election IPFT was formed by the militant organization and came to power.

They raised the slogan of independent Tripura and tried to snatch the rights of people, he said.

Sarkar urged the people not to vote for IPFT who want to divide the state.

Criticizing BJP, he said it’s a national party but how it can form an  alliance with IPFT who wants to divide the state.

One hand BJP is saying it’s a nationalist party and the other hand they are shaking hand with a separatist party.

People of the state will stop division of state with last drop of blood. The dream of IPFT will never be fulfilled.

He claimed socio – economic of tribal had developed under the rule of Left Front.      



CPI(M) candidate Khagendra Jamatia ill

AGARTALA, Feb 7,2018 (TVN): Another CPI(M) candidate fell ill before election and  have to be admitted in hospital.

 Fishery and cooperative minister Khagendra Jamatia yesterday afternoon was admitted in GBP hospital.  

He is nominated candidate for CPI(M) for Krishnapur assembly constituency .

Sources in hospital informed he is suffering from low pressure and breathing problem. However his condition is stable.

It is mentionable here that CPI(M) nominated candidate for Khowai assembly constituency  

Biswajit Datta was admitted in GBP hospital. Party has to nominated a new candidate  in place of Datta.

Tripura Elections: Many candidates are crorepati

AGARTALA, Feb 3,2018 (TVN): Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar  is getting poor year after year. It is evident from the affidavit submitted for 2018 assembly election.

His bank balance and cash in hand amounts to Rs 3930. The whole nation is discussing about  poor chief minister Manik Sarkar.

The affidavit says he does not pay income tax returns, no cars,etc. His wife Panchali Bhattacherjee is retired central government employee.

Her bank balance is Rs 12 lakh 15 thousand and 741. Besides she have 888.35 square foot of land here in Krishna Nagar.

For constructing a flat Panchali Bhattacherjee invested Rs 15 lakh after completion the cost will be Rs 20 lakh.

Chief Minister is getting poorer and poorer, but other Left Front candidates are not poor. Almost all are corepatis.

Not only Left Front candidates many opposition party candidates are crorepatis, say the affidavit submitted by them with nomination papers.

Amal Chakraborty  CPI(M) candidate for Banamalipur is not government employee. His bank balance and cash in hand is Rs 5 lakh, 14 thousand and 213.

His wife is government employee having Rs 22 lakh, 93 thousand and 246. Besides she is having property worth Rs 12 lakh, 50 thousand.

State BJP president Biplab who is also contesting from Banamalipur have property worth Rs 47 lakh, 56 thousand and 595.  And his bank officer property is Rs 25 lakh 48 thousand and 195. She is also having immovable property   of Rs 65 lakh besides booking three flats one at Noida and two Faridabad.

In the affidavit Biplab Deb and his wife mentioned of giving income tax of Rs 2 lakh 99 thousand 290 hundred  and  Rs 9 lakh, 01 thousand and 910 for year 2016 – 17.  

Congress candidate from the same constituency Gopal Roy is no less from them. He is having property of worth Rs 87 lakh, 40 thousand and 782.

Among the ruling party MLAs Madhav Saha is the front runner. In affidavit he mentioned property worth including cash and bank balance of Rs 81 lakh 83 thousand 354. His wife is owner of Rs 49 lakh.

Rajya Sabha MP and CPI(M) candidate Jharna Das  is also corepati.  She and her husband have property including bank balance  of  Rs 1 crore 6 lakh 306 hundred.

Congress president Birajit Nath is also corepati. He is contesting from Kailashahar.

Not only chief minister   Manik Sarkar is poor.  Ninety years Nirajoy Tripura MLA of CPI(M)  is in the least. After years of remaining MLA his bank balance is Rs 60000 and cash in hand is  Rs 1218. Besides he has a  bank loan of Rs  2 lakh  12 thousand.        

Ronajoy resigns from BJP

DHARMANAGAR, Feb 3, 2018 (TVN): Former state president of BJP Ronajoy Kumar Deb have resigned from the party after he was denied a ticket by the saffron party for the February 18 assembly election.  

Deb was the BJP Tripura unit president from 2001 to 2006.  

"Since the party has decided not to nominate me from 55 Bagbasa assembly constituency in the forthcoming assembly elections due to my 73 years age. I have decided to resign from the party with immediate effect," he said in a letter to the state BJP president Biplab Kumar Deb.