20.9 C
Imphal
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
No menu items!

Lone Congress MLA abstain from voting in Tripura RS by-poll

MLA Bhanu Lal Saha contested as the left-front nominee, and in an obvious manner, BJP candidate Deb will win the elections.

Must Read

Agartala: The lone Congress MLA in 60-member Tripura legislative assembly Sudip Roy Barman abstained from voting in the by-election to the lone Rajya Sabha seat on Thursday.

As many as 36 BJP legislators, 7 MLAs of BJP’s ally in the government IPFT, and 15 CPI-M MLAs have supposed to exercise their franchise in the by-election, which was left vacant in June this year after Rajya Sabha MP Dr Manik Saha resigned and became Chief Minister of the state.

- Advertisement -

The BJP candidate former Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has been nominated by BJP as its candidate in the by-poll while veteran CPI-M leader, former finance minister, and sitting MLA Bhanu Lal Saha contested as the left-front nominee, and in an obvious manner, BJP candidate Deb will win the elections.

Congress MLA Sudip Roybarman said Tripura Pradesh Congress President Birjit Sinha in a letter on Wednesday communicated the party’s decision that since Congress has no candidate in the Rajya Sabha election, he was asked to abstain from voting.

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Qatar spending $200 billion to host 2022 FIFA World Cup

Doha: Qatar is spending about $200 billion to prepare for the 2022 FIFA World Cup, which is 17 times...
- Advertisement -

More Articles Like This

- Advertisement -