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We don't want ‘Gun-tantra’ but Lok Tantra: PM Modi in Tripura

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his second leg of the campaign once again launched scathing attack against the Left government of Tripura, saying people do not want 'Gun-tantra' but Lok Tantra, democracy." PM Modi was addressing a public meeting in Shantir Bazar, Agartala on Thursday.

    PM Modi addressing a public meeting in Shantir Bazar, Agartala. Courtesy: ANI news

    PM Modi said, "People of Tripura have suffered for 25 years due to the misrule of Left party. I urge people of the state to remove them from power."

    "It is the work culture of the Communist Party. It gobbles up the entire administrative system," he says in a direct attack to the Communist party government in the state. "We don want 'Gun-tantra' but Lok Tantra, democracy," he said.

    He asked the Manik Sarkar government why the Left government is neither ensuring the minimum wages and nor implementing the recommendations of seventh pay commission.

    He further alleged that government workers in the state gets wages at par with the fourth pay commission recommendations. But BJP has promised to implement the 7th Pay Commission in the state.

    "We want to enhance connectivity in Tripura. In our journey to build a 'New India', we also want to build a new Tripura, " he said.

    "BJP is taking forward the development agenda. We want to build a new Tripura, like New India... I have come here to request you to help BJP win..Now Tripura will definitely punish the Communist party rulers," said PM Modi.

    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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