By TC News Desk
Agartala: March 06. Chief Minister Dr Manik Saha who is also elected as the leader of the house, met the Governor of the state Satyadeo Narayan Arya to stake a claim of forming government.
Dr. Manik Saha along with BJP state president Rajib Bhattacharya, NE BJP coordinator Sambit Patra, MP Rabati Tripura, IPFT MLA Sukla Charan Noatia, BJP central observer Mahesh Sarma went to Raj Bhavan on Monday evening with the proposal to form the government. On this day, the Chief Minister has handed over the proposal to the Governor after going to the Raj Bhavan.
In addition to the signatures of all the BJP MLAs, the proposal letter also has the signatures of the lone winning MLA of IPFT Shukla Charan Noatia.
Three people proposed the name of Dr. Manik Sahar as Chief Minister. They are MLA Pratima Bhowmik, MLA Ratan Lal Nath and Rampad Jamatia. The Chief Minister and Cabinet members will take oath on March 8. The full cabinet will take oath on March 8, said state president Rajib Bhattacharya. He also said that the names of those who have been placed in the ministerial meeting will be announced soon.