Tripura former CM meets BJP national president

Agartala, June 12: Tripura former Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb, who has been summoned by BJP central leadership urgently in Delhi on Friday, met party's national president J.P. Nadda on Saturday.

They discussed various organizational matters including ensuing by-elections to four assembly constituencies in Tripura. They also had discussions on the party's future strategy.

Deb's meeting with the party president is assumed to be significant in terms of the by-polls as well as the 2023 polls. He gave resignation as the Chief Minister of Tripura on May 14 last. The reason, however, is not yet clear.

Taking to the tweeter, Deb said, "Honoured to meet BJP4India President Shri J.P. Nadda Ji at new Delhi. We discussed a wide range of subjects relating to the upcoming by-election, strengthening organization at the grass-roots level and future strategy for the party."

He also commented, "Under the guidance of Adarniya Shri @JPNadda Ji & the leadership of CM Shri @DrManikSaha2 Ji we are unitedly working to fulfil PM Shri @narendramodi Ji's vision for Tripura - a HIRA model."