After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and with its ally Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) coming to power ending the 25-year rule of the Left Front in Tripura it has been observed that there has been a surge of people joining the ruling BJP and IPFT from other parties.
As per reports, a total of 81 families in the Kalyanpur under West Tripura district which accounts to 284 voters have joined the BJP.
Similarly, under the initiative of Tripura Forest Minister Mewar Kumar Jamatia, a total of around 3000 voters, mostly from the Muslim community, in Kadamtala have joined the Indigenous people’s Front of Tripura (IPFT).
In another joining programme more than 1200 voters belonging to both Muslim and Hindu communities have joined the IPFT under the leadership of Forest Minister Mewar Kumar Jamatia in North Phoolbari, Churraebari, Churraebari Panchayat and other areas.
It may be mentioned that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and its ally Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) created history in Tripura after coming to power by ending the Left Front’s rule in the State.
In the Tripura Assembly polls 2018 results of which were declared on March 3, 2018 by the Election Commission of India, the BJP won 35 seats and IPFT got 8 seats in the 60-member Tripura Assembly, while the CPI(M) was able to get only 16 seats.
It may be mentioned that in this year’s election, the BJP made all efforts to become victorious in the Assembly polls to grab power in Tripura, the last bastion of the Left.
From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to BJP national president Amit Shah, a number of Union Ministers campaigned in Tripura to boost the poll campaign in the State.
Modi, Shah and other BJP leaders asked the voters in Tripura to vote for the BJP candidates and its alliance partner IPFT’s candidates to bring a change in the State which has been ruled by the Left Front for the last 20 years.