Agartala: The ruling BJP has continued getting large scale desertion of cadres and losing the panchayats and village committees in tribal areas after losing ADC elections in Tripura last month.
A large number of village committees of ADC area has been occupied by TIPRA Motha evicting the nominated councils of BJP and IPFT. Similarly, three tire panchayats that were won by BJP unopposed soon after the formation of government in the state have been losing in trust vote across the state.
“About 100 panchayats and panchayat samities that won BJP without any elections are now losing in mistrust. After TIPRA Motha won ADC, village committees were also captured by them. And, ruling BJP and IPFT MLAs and ministers are now daring to visit tribal areas,” the police report said.
Revolting against the ruling formation, as many as 450 voters from 150 families of ruling BJP including four elected panchayat members and several booth level leaders left the party in East Gakulnagar area under Kamalasagar assembly constituency of Sepahijala district. They accused the atrocities of BJP youth front cadres, misrule and lawlessness in the state.