Another BJP MLA resigns from Tripura Assembly, joins tribal outfit (Lead)

Agartala, Sep 23 (IANS) BJP MLA and veteran ancestral pioneer Burba Mohan Tripura on Friday left the Tripura Gathering and to join the ancestral based Tipraha Native Moderate Local Collusion party.

Official sources said that the 67-year-old lawmaker, joined by TIPRA supremo and previous illustrious scion Pradyot Bikram Manikya Deb Barman, presented his acquiescence letter to Speaker Ratan Chakraborty, who promptly acknowledged it.

Deb Barman told IANS that Burba Mohan Tripura, alongside senior BJP pioneer and previous Representative Speaker Gauri Sankar Reang, joined his party late on Friday night.

Burba Mohan Tripura, who was inaccessible for remarks, was chosen for the Gathering in the 2018 political race from the ancestral saved seat Karbook in southern Tripura’s Gomati region.

BJP pioneers, when reached by IANS, would not offer any remarks right away.

“The matter connecting with Burba Mohan Tripura is being taken care of by the senior party pioneers,” BJP representative Nabendu Bhattacharjee said.

Burba Mohan Tripura is the fourth BJP MLA to stop the Gathering since a year ago. Prior Ashis Das, Sudip Roy Barman and Ashis Kumar Saha likewise quit the party and the Gathering enrollment after open contrasts with then Boss Clergyman Biplab Kumar Deb, who left the top post on May 14 adhering to the directions of the party’s Focal administration.

Das joined the Trinamool Congress last year and quit the party in May this year while Roy Barman, likewise a previous BJP Pastor, and Saha joined the Congress in February this year.

Roy Barman was reappointed to the state Gathering for the 6th time in the bypoll in June on a Congress ticket.

In the mean time, BJP’s partner Native Individuals’ Front of Tripura (IPFT) MLA Brishaketu Debbarma additionally left the Gathering in June last year and joined the TIPRA diminishing the party’s (IPFT) solidarity to seven.

After Burba Mohan Tripura’s renunciation, BJP’s solidarity has diminished to 35 in the 60-part Gathering.