Tripura BJP ally IPFT forges alliance with TIPRA for council election
| Saturday | 20th February, 2021
In a significant political development, the IPFT, an ally of the ruling BJP in Tripura, on Friday night forged an alliance with the newly floated tribal-based party for the upcoming tribal autonomous council elections.
The IPFT joined hands with the TIPRA, a party formed by Tripura royal scion Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Barman.
The IPFT leaders said that they are still with the BJP led government and part of BJP floated regional body Northeast Democratic Alliance (NEDA).
The BJP in alliance with IPFT won the 2018 assembly polls defeating the CPI-M-led Left Front.
In the 60-member Tripura assembly, BJP has 36 seats and the IPFT eight and CPI-M has16.
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