Left Front Sweeps the Panchayat Polls in Tripura

CLOSE on the heels of its spectacular victory in the parliamentary elections in the state, the Left Front in Tripura again swept the three tier panchayat elections held in the state. In the elections held on July 15, the rural masses of the state reposed their faith in the red flag in an unambiguous and unprecedented manner reaffirming their increasing support for the Left Front and the CPI(M).

TRIPURA PANCHAYAT POLLS: Resounding Victory for Left Front

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.

25th Martyrdom day of Comrade Arun Deb observed

THE 25th Martyrdom day of Comrade Arun Deb was observed throughout the state of Tripura. On this very day in 1990 during the reign of semi fascist terror in the state under the Congress-TUJS government, a member of the SFI Tripura state committee and a reporter of Desher Katha, Comrade Arun was butchered by the Congress goons at a polling booth at Ishanpur of Sadar north. Comrade Arun was serving as the polling agent of the CPI(M) candidate in the general election of the TTAADC.

Manik Sarkar Warns the Centre Against Dilution of MGNREGA

CPI(M) Polit Bureau member and Tripura chief minister Manik Sarkar addressed two huge mass meetings at Sidhai Mohanpur and Gandhigram on July 7 as part of the Left Front’s campaign for the three tier panchayat elections in the state. Both the meetings witnessed impressive presence of the people from both tribal and non tribal masses. Urging the masses to ensure huge victory for the Left Front, Manik Sarkar severely criticised the Modi government for its anti people steps including hike in rail fare, freight charges.

Tripura Remembers Jyoti Basu

THE life and legacy of Comrade Jyoti Basu would always be the guiding light for the party so as to come out of the hard days that the party is facing today, and to carry forward the cause of the toiling masses that the party has been striving for. This was the essence of the points made by speakers at an overflowing hall meeting on the occasion of observance of Jyoti Basu’s birth centenary year at Rabindra Shatabsrshiki Bhavan, Agartala on June 15.

Naresh Jamatia Joins Ministry

ON May 23, Naresh Jamatia took oath of office and secrecy as a new member of the council of ministers in the Left Front government of Tripura. He was administered the oath by the governor Devanand Kanwar, in presence of the chief minister Manik Sarkar and other members of the cabinet at Agartala. Naresh Jamatia, a member of the CPI(M)’s Tripura state committee, was first elected to the state assembly in 2008. His induction in the cabinet was necessitated as Jitendra Choudhury, a member of the cabinet since 1993, had had to resign after being elected to the 16th Lok Sabha.


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