Agartala: In a scathing attack on CPI-M, Congress, and TIPRA Motha, Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Sunday branded them as ‘three troubles’ who wanted to reinstall corruption in Tripura.
Addressing an election rally at Chandipur seeking votes for the BJP candidates of Unakoti district, Shah claimed whatever development happened in Tripura was ushered in by the BJP-led government in the past five years.
“Tripura was known for insurgency and unrest, but Modiji (Prime Minister Narendra Modi) has brought peace by signing an agreement with NLFT outfits/ 37,000 displaced Brus got a permanent settlement, and Tripura is progressing with Prime Minister’s HIRA sutra – highway, internet way, railways, and airways development.”
“The communists during their 27-year rule didn’t do anything for the tribals and now just to win over the innocent people of Tripura CPI-M has projected a tribal face as Chief Minister,” Shah observed.
The veteran leader said The state’s opposiiton parties have realised that none of them would be able to fight against BJP, and so the CPI-M has tied up with Congress, and passively with TIPRA Motha, in a destructive agenda that they followed in the past, he said.
“Hundreds of Congress workers were killed by communists during their rule, but just to get power, Congress leaders forgot the pain of their workers and the victim families and joined hands with CPI-M. TIPRA Motha came to an understanding with CPI-M and Congress to divide Tripura when Modiji is working for the unification of the Indians and the regions,” Saha alleged.
He reiterated if the people of Tripura want prosperity and development they should strengthen the hands of Chief Minster Dr Manik Saha. In the past five years, BJP restored the freedom of the people and brought peace. In the next five years, Tripura will see development.
By 2025 every eligible family would get a house under PMAY, 50,000 college girls will get scooties, Rs 200 Cr will be invested in the tea and rubber industry, two free gas cylinders will be given to every poor family, farmers would get Rs 8000 per month and every tea worker’s family would be allotted two Ganda (1728 Sqft) land, Shah committed.
Lauding the success of the five-year rule of the BJP, the home minister said the incidences of serious crime have gone down by 30 percent, while the conviction rate has increased by 10 percent. The standard of living in Tripura has improved manifold, and per capita income has risen to over Rs 1 lakh.
In the next one and a half years, Mata Tripureswari temple would be a world-class shrine and Tripura would turn into a destination from a tourism point of view.