BY TC News Desk
Agartala: August 14. Ahead of the by-elections, the BJP state leadership has held its election committee meeting in presence of BJP NE coordinator Sambit Patra and informed that the party would announce its candidates name by 16th August.
The meeting of BJP’s election committee was chaired by BJP NE Coordinator Sambit Patra, BJP Tripura president Rajib Bhattacharya, Tripura Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha, former Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma, Power Minister Ratan Lal Nathm Union Minister of State Pratima Bhoumik and other leaders.
After holding meeting BJP Chief Rajib Bhattacharya told reporters that in meeting they have taken ‘some important’ decisions cantering the by-elections in Boxanagar and in Dhanpur Assembly constituencies under Tripura’s Sepahijala district slated to be held on September 05.
“The election committee meeting held today which was led by BJP NE coordinator Sambit Patra. In the meeting Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha, Former Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma and other leaders were also Present. Under their leadership the meeting of election committee held today and we have taken some important decisions in the meeting. We have almost done in selecting of our candidates and after we receive nod from parliamentary board in Delhi, we can talk about our candidates”, he said.
Meanwhile, Power Minister Ratan Lal Nath informed that on 17th August BJP will submit nomination papers and before that the party will announce the names of its candidates.
On the declaration of candidates names of Left Front, Ratan Nath said, “The party is in third position and after Lok Sabha election they will be in fourth position. They have even lost the status of opposition party. Our victory is confirmed and people have also no doubt. We will win both the seats with massive landslide victory. This is not CPIM or Congress party, but this is BJP which is a party with discipline”.