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Tripura: Three IPFT women leaders join Congress

Three women leaders of Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) Sunday joined the Congress, as the campaign for the Lok Sabha elections picks up the pace in the state.

Speaking to media, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president Pradyot Kishore Mankya Debbarman said that he had sought to build a unified struggle against the BJP but initially the IPFT leaders had turned down his proposal.

IPFT and BJP had together won 44 out of 60 seats in the state legislative Assembly last year and formed a coalition government.

The two Parliamentary constituencies are scheduled to go to polls on April 11 and April 18 respectively

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