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Adityanath calls for Left Front govt's ouster in Tripura

Press Trust of India  |  Jubarajnagar (Tripura) 

Accusing the CPI (M)-led government in of depriving the people of "basic amenities", Yogi Adityanath today appealed to the voters of the state to oust the in the February 18 Assembly polls.

He also slammed the government for its "poor governance" and alleged that the common people of the state, who were not associated with the ruling party, were being deprived of the benefits of the

"The people of are being deprived of the basic amenities. The communist government here does not provide the poor people with any opportunity to be self-reliant. Why should the people keep them for such a long period in power? The Marxists must be ousted," the told an election rally here in North district.

Adityanath also led a 10-km roadshow in Dharmanagar town, the headquarters of district.

The roadshow ended at the at Padmapukur, about three km from here, where the performed a "puja".

"Governance in the state is very bad and the common people do not get the benefits of the Awas Yojana, unless he or she is a party member," Adityanath said.

The BJP is making a serious bid to remove the government in Tripura, which is in power for the last 25 years.

The saffron party is contesting the February 18 polls in alliance with the of Tripura (IPFT).

The results of the polls will be declared on March 3, along with the results of the and Assembly elections.

Adityanath alleged that even "a first-class employee in Tripura does not get the salary of a fourth-class employee in the other states because the recommendations of the central pay commission have not been implemented in the state".

Quoting from the BJP's poll manifesto for Tripura, he promised that the awards of the would be implemented in the north-eastern state after the BJP came to power.

"Our mantra is development and good governance," the said, adding that wherever the BJP was in power, the people were enjoying the fruits of development and good governance.

Highlighting Narendra Modi's motto of "Sabka Saath Sabka Vikas" and "Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat", he said the central government had introduced various schemes such as Startup India, Pradhan Mantri etc. for the welfare of the people.

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First Published: Mon, February 12 2018. 21:05 IST