Tripura elections: Modi to address two rallies

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Agartala, Jan 31: Ahead of the Tripura Assembly elections on February 18, Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit the state twice. BJP state president Biplab Kumar Deb confirmed this on Wednesday.

Modi would come on February 8 and address two public meetings at Kailashahar in Unakoti district and Shantirbazar in South Tripura district.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

He would again visit the state on February 15 and address a public meeting here. The party's national president Amit Shah would be in the state for a week to campaign in favour of the candidates of the BJP-Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) alliance, Deb told reporters.

Election for the 60-member Assembly will be held in the state on February 18 and results would be announced on March 3. From here, Shah would also visit Meghalaya and Nagaland, where Assembly polls would be held on February 27, the state BJP chief said.

He said 40 top BJP leaders including Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath and Muktar Abbas Naqvi would also visit the state for campaigning.

Tripura Assembly
Party 2013 Current Standing  
CPIM 49 50 Election Date : Feb 18 2018
Counting : Mar 03 2018
CONG 10 02
CPI 01 01
BJP 00 06
OTHERS 00 00
Total 60 59 (1 Vacant)

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