Tripura: IPFT Fraction Offers BJP to ally for the Assembly Polls

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Story highlights

  • IPFT fraction, INPT offers BJP for poll alliance for the upcoming polls
  • For this alliance, party puts a condition in front of BJP
  • BJP has denied forming an alliance with any party so far in the state

The breakaway fraction of Indigenous People Front of Tripura(IPFT) has recently offered ally with the Bhartiya Janta Party for the upcoming polls in the state. For this party has put some conditions that include 6th Schedule amendment bill for Tripura ADC as well.

BJP has denied forming alliance with any party before

The Bhartiya Janta Party has recently announced that it will not ally with any of the political party in Tripura for the upcoming polls.

Meanwhile, The Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT) or IPFT Tipraha, the fraction of IPFT has recently shown its interest in an alliance with BJP for the polls next year.

Addressing a press conference at Agartala Press, Rajeshwar Debbarma, leader of the breakaway faction, said that a meeting of the party’s central executive committee decided to offer an alliance with BJP.

Asked about the potential of the party, IPFT Tipraha leader Rajeshwar Debbarma said that his faction held better prospects that IPFT’s NC Debbarma faction and other indigenous regional parties in several assembly constituency areas.

He said that his faction was focused on demand to provide more power to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).

IPFT Tipraha continues to demand separate statehood but was focused on empowering ADC as a baseline of a perspective common minimum programme with BJP.

The party also informed that a four-member delegation of IPFT Tipraha would travel to New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh during the Parliament Winter Session starting December 15 to know the interest of the party.

As per the information, the IPFT Tipraha has put a condition forward to the BJP if the alliance took place.

As per the condition, the Central Government will have to agree to place 6th Schedule amendment bill for Tripura ADC in the winter session of the Parliament.

Also Read: Tripura CPIM gets irked after BJP demands President Rule in the state


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