Guwahati/ 17th June’2017 (Prag News Desk): Tripura’s unit Trinamool Congress (TMC) founder and Chairman and incumbent Vice-President Arun Chandra Bhowmik joined the BJP along with other leaders on Saturday.
Public rally held in Belonia at southern Tripura, TMC leaders Arun Chandra Bhowmik, Arjun Sarkar and Badal Sarkar along with 720 voters of other parties joined the BJP’s Tripura unit on Friday, source added.
As per sources, Congress leader Rajeswar Sen also joined the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
Several TMC and Congress leaders besides scores of party workers had earlier joined the BJP.
BJP State President Biplab Kumar Deb addressed the public rally held in Belonia and said that his party would contest the assembly elections alone and field candidates in all assembly seats, according to source.
According to source, Himanta Biswa Sarma who is also convener of the BJP-led North East Democratic Alliance (NEDA) holding talks with several tribal parties in Tripura to support the party for next year assembly elections, he said.