Tripura: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two election rallies in favor of BJP candidates in Tripura on Saturday. The party's state media in-charge Suneet Sarkar said Chief Minister Manik Saha, BJP's state election in-charge Mahesh Sharma and party's state unit president Rajeev Bhattacharya will welcome the prime minister at the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport.
Tripura: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address two election rallies in favor of BJP candidates in Tripura on Saturday. The party’s state media in-charge Suneet Sarkar said Chief Minister Manik Saha, BJP’s state election in-charge Mahesh Sharma and party’s state unit president Rajeev Bhattacharya will welcome the prime minister at the Maharaja Bir Bikram (MBB) airport.
Modi will address the first rally at Ambasa in Dhalai district at around 12 noon. The second rally will be held at Gomti at 3 pm. According to the top source in Tripura BJP, PM Modi will also visit the poll-bound Tripura on February 13 (Monday).
Elections are to be held on 60 seats in Tripura on February 16. Whereas in Meghalaya and Nagaland, voting is to be held on 27 February. The counting of votes for all the three states will be held simultaneously on March 2. The BJP has declared candidates for 55 assembly seats, while leaving the remaining five seats for its alliance, the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT).
Earlier, BJP had released its Sankalp Patra (manifesto) on Thursday (February 9). While addressing the public meeting, Nadda said, “When BJP brings out a ‘Sankalp Patr’, a vision document, it’s not only a piece of paper, it is BJP’s commitment towards the people. “Nadda further said, “Tripura was once known for blockades and insurgency. The state is now known for peace, prosperity and development.”
In the election manifesto, the focus has been on people from economically weaker sections, women, students, people living in tribal areas and farmers. Nadda added, “13 lakh Ayushman Bharat health cards have been given in Tripura, with Rs 107 crores given in settlement, till now.” JP Nadda launched a scathing attack on the Congress-Left alliance in Tripura ahead of the Assembly election and said the alliance was “opportunistic in nature” and had “no ideology”.BJP president JP Nadda, who addressed a Vijay Sankalp rally in Gomati district, said five years ago Tripura faced violence and disturbance but under the BJP rule, the state is witnessing development, connectivity and a boost to infrastructure.
Meanwhile, Union Home Minister Amit Shah visited Tripura and held a roadshow with Chief Minister Manik Saha. Shah expressed confidence of returning to power in the upcoming assembly polls and said the party would win with a higher majority than in 2018.
He said, ‘The double engine government will return with more majority than before.’ The Home Minister said that the huge turnout in his roadshows and public meetings reflects the people’s support for the BJP. “Thousands of people are here. This shows that there is huge support for BJP. Congress is a sinking ship and people have rejected violent communist rule. BJP has given people houses, electricity, drinking water, free ration And gave Covid vaccines.” communities,” said the Union Home Minister.
Shah came down heavily on the CPI(M) and the Congress in the poll-bound Tripura, saying both the parties disregarded the interests of the people and the state. Shah said both the parties indulged in scams while in power and no allegation of corruption can be made. against the BJP-led government in Tripura.
“Communists are criminals and Congress is corrupt. Both have played with the people and the state. Assess the impact of almost 30 years of Communist rule and 15 years of Congress rule and compare them with five years of BJP rule. You Get all the answers,” the home minister said while addressing a public meeting.