Agartala, 4th April
With only hours left for the central election rally of the Left Front, Agartala is prepared for a memorable gathering of the people.Elections for the 2 parliamentary seats for the state will be held on 23rd of April.The campaign of the Left Front has already gained momentum after the filing of nomination papers.With this huge mass meeting at the Stable ground in Agartala the campaign of the front will reach a new high.
Both the parliamentary seats of the state this time will see a multicornerd contest with BJP,CPI(ML Liberation),TMC and a few smaller parties in the fray. However the main contest will be restricted between the Left Front and the INC-INPT-PDS combine.Right from the beginning of the campaign the Left Front is way ahead of the opposition. Both the candidates,Khagen Das and Bajuban Reang has already toured a major part of their respective constituencies.People belonging to both tribal and non tribal communities in a large number are participating in the local meetings.Women of the state who have been empowered by the three tier panchayat system and become financially self sufficient because of the self help group movement naturally the majority in every meeting.This very flow of mas support for the left front will fill up the stable ground on Sunday.People from the West and South Tripura districts will be attending the rally to hear CPI(M) General Secretary, Com. Prakash Karat and other Left leaders.Apart from Prakash Karat Chief Minister Manik Sarkar,West Bengal PWD minister Kshiti Goswami of RSP, West Bengal Agriculture minister Naren Dey of AIFB,West Bengal Civil defence minister Srikumar Mukherjee of CPI, CPI(M)Tripura state secretary Bijan Dhar, CPI(M) Central committee member and Tribal welfare minister Aghore Debbarma will also address the meeting.Both the candidates will be present in the meeting to be presided over by seniormost leader of the party and left front in the state,Com Baidyanath Majumdar.