In order to boost up party workers and campaign for party and alliance candidates in poll-bound Tripura, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit the State twice before the Assembly polls.
Assembly election in Tripura is scheduled to be held on February 18.
Informing about Modi’s visit to Tripura, which under the Left Front government for the last several years, Tripura Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Biplab Kumar Deb said in Agartala on Wednesday, “Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Tripura twice to address public meetings ahead of the Satet Assembly elections.”
Deb also informed that Modi would arrive in the State on February 8.
On February 8, the PM will address two public meetings at Kailashahar in Unakoti district and Shantirbazar in South Tripura district.
The State BJP chief further informed that Modi would again visit the poll-bound State on February 15.
On his second visit, the PM is scheduled to address a public meeting in Agartala, the capital city of Tripura.
While polls for the 60-member Assembly will be held in Tripura on February 18, the results would be announced on March 3.
While talking to media persons, Deb also said that BJP’s national president Amit Shah would be in the State with a week-long tour and campaign for party and alliance candidates.
The BJP has pre-poll alliance with the Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT).
Shah will also visit Meghalaya and Nagaland where Assembly polls would be held on February 27, added Deb.
Deb also informed a number of Central Ministers, Chief Ministers from BJP-ruled States including Union Home Minister Rajnath and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath would also campaign for the BJP-IPFT candidates.