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“Resignations will not affect Vote Bank”: CM


By TC News Desk

Agartala Jan 31: Chief Minister on Tuesday lashed out saying that Everyone cannot be given tickets at a time and resignation from party won’t be a major factor

While speaking to the reporters at the sidelines of door-to-door campaign in Bordowali assembly constituency area on Tuesday in view of ensuing Tripura polls.

An upheaval over selection of candidates by the party has led to serious revolts in many places by BJP leaders and activists.Reports of vandalism, arson and discontent among party activists and supporters have created an atmosphere of uncertainty in several areas since the announcement of BJP candidate list.

While in many places party activists demonstrated against selected candidates, many left the party ahead of polls and put up independent candidates.

In  a similar high pitched drams, Dr Atul Debbarma on Monday last resigned from Tripura Legislative assembly and also from the Bharatiya Janata Party and later filed nomination as an independent candidate from Krishnapur assembly constituency on the last day of filing nominations.

Besides, in yet another similar incident Dr Tamojit Nath, a reputed and popular medico and an aspirant for nomination from Jubaraj Nagar, also tendered his resignation from the party with more than a hundred of his followers, all hardcore BJP workers.

On being asked about the issue of resignations and discontent among party workers in several places, chief minister Dr Manik Saha said, “There must have ben some reasons why the Party leadership dropped few MLAs from candidate list and replaced others”.

“It is never possible to meet up with the demand of all at a time. MLA Atul Debbarma was not given a party ticket and thgere must be some reason behind it”, he added.

The chief minister further added that, such things continue to happen in politics and the matters are discussed and reported for taking proper action.He added, “This won’t be any factor and the BJP will secure victory with massive margin of votes”.

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