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06 March 2018, 01:43 | Katrina Lee
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Meanwhile, the IPFT sought a respectable representation for its MLAs in the new state government, a day after the party and the BJP swept the Assembly polls, ending the 25-year Left Front rule in the state.
After emerging as the single largest party in Meghalaya, the Congress staked a claim to form a government in the state at a meeting with Governor Ganga Prasad, officials and party leaders said today.
The Congress emerged as the single largest party with 21 seats in Meghalaya but drew a blank in Nagaland and Tripura. He said the BJP secured almost half of the total vote share in Tripura, Nagaland, and Meghalaya, which shows that voters are increasingly in favour of the saffron party.
"My honest thanks to each and every Congress worker who toiled for the party", tweeted Gandhi.
And Congress' diminishing fortunes in the region can be traced back to the events leading up to the Assembly elections in Assam in 2016 and Himanta Biswas Sarma's revolt and alleged humiliation by Rahul Gandhi.
Gandhi had announced on Thursday that he would visit his 93-year-old grandmother in Italy over the Holi weekend. The CPI (M)-led Left Front could secure only 16 out of 59 Assembly seats in Tripura with Congress going a duck. If it indeed does succeed in forming the government in Nagaland and Meghalaya, then the BJP would be in power in six of the seven states in the region.
'My honest thanks to each and every Congress worker who toiled for the party, ' Rahul said.
After assuming office, the BJP Government will have its task cut out in Tripura with a host of promises it made to electorate.
While NDPP with 17 seats and BJP with 12, became 29. Added to the BJP's two seats and PDF's 4 and one won by an independent candidate, the number comes up to 34, three more than the simple majority mark of 31 in the 60-member assembly.
India's ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has expanded its dominance to the country's Northeast region by making impressive gains in the latest round of state elections.
Deb, a gym instructor-turned-politician, thanked the people of Tripura for their overwhelming support and credited Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah with the party's showing.
The Congress did not fare well in the elections in the northeastern states. It failed to open its account in Nagaland and Tripura. We must understand the BJP is coming to power. The chief ministerial candidate Conrad Sangma and his party NPP have promised division of Meghalaya and a separate state of Garoland, he said, asking if other parties agreed to this.
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