Published: Thu, February 15, 2018
World | By Melba Underwood

BJP main rival of Left Front in Tripura, says Arun Jaitley

BJP main rival of Left Front in Tripura, says Arun Jaitley

"I have witnessed frustrated faces of the CPI (M) cadres and leaders".

The vision document states that stories of Tripura's erstwhile royal rulers would be included in the school curriculum and Agartala airport would be renamed after Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya, the last king of Tripura.

Shah said Communists have been wiped out of the entire world and Congress is wiped out from India.

BJP president Amit Shah on Monday asserted that the BJP would form the next government in Tripura which would be the 20th state to be ruled by the saffron party.

Besides, providing brick housing for all who don't have house, free health insurance to all BPL households, drinking water to all and to regularize all contractual government employees once install BJP government in Tripura.

Seeking to refute charges of many states including Left-ruled Tripura that the Centre is not providing due funds to the states and curtailing financial support to many central sponsored schemes, he said that the present government provides funds irrespective of all political situations in the state.

The 28-pages Vision Document released by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely here today swear 10 point commitments for the voters of the state.

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Shah also promised to establish one degree College in each constituency of the state.

Attacking the Manik Sarkar-led Left government, he said: "Following their party ideology and unrealistic approach, the Left government in Tripura kept the investment away from the industry starved states".

"Election in three northeast states is very important for BJP and the country as well".

The Left was also in power between 1978 and 1988.

The BJP is contesting for 51 out of the 60 Assembly seats, while its ally Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) is fighting in nine seats. The results of the Tripura polls will be announced on March 3.

The party also committed to double the income of farmers in next five years, fill up 50,000 vacancies in the government in a year through a transparent process, enhance minimum wages to Rs 340 a day, amend the Plantations Labour Act, 1951 rigorously to facilitate the socio-economic development of tea plantation workers, ensure housing complex for them etc.

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