Purna Jamatia becomes CEM of Tribal Council
Swearing in of newly elected ADC members takes place in Khumlwng. The newly elected ADC members took oath at Khumlung today.
Tipra Motha won 18 of the 28 council seats that went to polls on April 6.
TIPRA Motha’s ally INPT’s general secretary Jagadhish Debbarma was elected new Chairman of the TTAADC and Purnachandra Jamatia has been chosen as new Chief Executive Member (CEM).
TIPRA Motha has won the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council elections, in a major jolt to the ruling BJP-Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) alliance in the state.
New Executive Members of TTAADC.
- Mr. Kamal Kalai
- Mrs. Dolly Reang
- Mr. Suhel Debbarma
- Mr. Rajesh Tripura
- Mr. Bhabaranjan Reang
- Mr. Animesh Debbarma
- Mr. Chitta Ranjan Debbarma
This is the first electoral defeat for the BJP in the state after it came to power in 2018 decimating the CPI (M)-led Left Front, which had ruled the state for 25 years.
Nine newly-elected Tripura district council members from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) along with one independent newly-elected Tripura district council member today boycott the swearing-in ceremony of Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC) in protest against the post-poll violence.
TIPRA chief Pradyot Debbarma in his tweet said “to sacrifice for our people is more important than personal position.Unlike in some parties in TIPRA Motha youth will be given an opportunity and we will follow the concept of one person one post . I congratulate Purna Chandra Jamatia as the new CEM and Jagadish Debbarma as the Chairman”.