Tipra BJP

Agartala, June 12: In a scathing attack on BJP leaders, Pradyot Kishore Debbarman, the chairman of the main opposition party Tipra Motha in Tripura, has criticized their mockery of the concept of Greater Tipraland.

Debbarman took to Twitter to raise several crucial questions, highlighting the unfulfilled promises and pressing issues faced by the tribal community in the state.

Debbarman began by questioning the absence of village council elections, shedding light on the delayed development of the Autonomous District Council (ADC) and the inactive status of BAC (Block Advisory Committee) chairpersons since 2018. He further demanded accountability for the allocation and utilization of funds meant for the ADC.

The chairman of Tipra Motha then shifted his focus to the central government’s commitment to tribal welfare. Debbarman expressed disappointment in the unfulfilled promise of maximum autonomy, as stated in the BJP manifesto. He also highlighted the absence of an appointed interlocutor or mediator to address the grievances of the tribal community, urging the BJP leaders to approach the central leadership for answers.

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Debbarman underscored that the appointment of a tribal President, while a positive development, does not justify the imposition of agendas on the Tiprasa people.

He emphasized that Greater Tipraland resides in the hearts of every Tiprasa individual, and by mocking their aspirations, BJP leaders indirectly insult the dreams and desires of the community, especially after 75 years of independence.

Two weeks prior, Pradyot Kishore Debbarman had also criticized Union Home Minister Amit Shah and Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma for not fulfilling their promise of a constitutional solution for the tribal population of the state.

Debbarman alleged that despite multiple meetings and assurances, no progress had been made in appointing an interlocutor or addressing the demands of the indigenous people.

Expressing frustration at the lack of action, Debbarman vowed to launch an agitation in support of Tipra Motha’s demand for a constitutional solution. He clarified that his fight was not driven by personal gain, dismissing rumors of monetary influence and stating his commitment to securing the rights of the tribal population.

Pradyot Kishore Debbarman’s vocal criticism and determination to fight for a constitutional solution reflect the growing discontent and urgency among the tribal community in Tripura. As the chairman of Tipra Motha, he continues to advocate for the rights and empowerment of the indigenous people, striving to hold the BJP leaders accountable for their promises and create positive change in the state.