THE Left Front in Tripura has registered a magnificent victory in the just concluded three tier panchayat elections. It has swept the eight zilla parishads. Of the total 116 ZP seats, the CPI(M) won 115 conceding just one seat to the Indian National Congress.
In the panchayat samitis also, the opposition was decimated. The Left Front secured a majority in all the 35 samitis. Of the 418 panchayat samiti seats for which results were declared (out of the total 419 seats), the Left Front won 409 and the Congress 9.