Agartala, Jan 29: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has released a list of 40-star campaigners for the Tripura election including stalwarts like Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah, BJP president JP Nadda, Union minister Nitin Gadkari, and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath.
The list also includes Assam Chief Minister Hemant Biswa Sarma, Yuva Morcha President Tejashwi Surya, movie stars Mithun Chakraborty, Manoj Tiwari, Hema Malini, and Locket Chatterjee.
BJP announced its 54 candidates for the Tripura Assembly election on Saturday. Voting for 60 assembly seats is to be held on February 16.
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On Saturday, BJP and Congress announced their candidates for the Tripura assembly polls with the state set for a multi-cornered contest in the February 16 election for 60 seats in the state assembly.
Happy to announce that BJP-IPFT alliance will continue in the ensuing Assembly polls.
As decided in a joint meeting, our alliance partner IPFT will contest the polls in five seats.
We will continue to work together. Janajati welfare has always been a priority of BJP-IPFT govt. pic.twitter.com/8AvLhxPDbQ
— Prof.(Dr.) Manik Saha (@DrManikSaha2) January 28, 2023
While the Bharatiya Janata Party released two lists of 48 and six candidates, Congress declared 17 candidates. BJP and IPFT also announced that their alliance will continue. IPFT will contest five seats.