Following the splendid victory of BJP in Tripura panchayat elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter on Friday and credited "development politics" and "democratic temperament" over the success. The BJP won over 90 per cent seats in the three-tier panchayat elections in the state. Appreciating BJP worker's hard work over the victory, PM Modi also thanked the people of the state for blessing the party in the Panchayat elections.
He further urged the karyakartas (workers) from other states to interact with karyakartas from Tripura, owing to the party's repeated successes in the state. He added that the victory in local polls also shows that "with the right effort, everything is possible."
Home Minister and BJP chief Amit Shah also took to Twitter to congratulate the Tripura BJP unit for another landslide victory. HE further added that the "overwhelming mandate for the party in the Panchayat elections is an endorsement for State government and development projects initiated to transform the lives of people".
The ruling BJP in Tripura registered a landslide victory in the three-tier panchayat polls in the state by winning over 90 percent seats. The elections were held on July 27 and the results were announced on Thursday.
Polls were held in 833-gram panchayat seats, 82 panchayat Samiti seats and 79 Zilla Parishad seats.
"Out of 833-gram panchayat seats, the BJP won 638, the CPI(M) 22, the Congress 158 and the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) 6. Nine seats were won by independents," State Election Commissioner GK Rao said.
In panchayat Samiti, the BJP won 74 seats, the Communist Party of India (Marxist) one and the Congress six. In Zilla Parishad, the BJP won 77 seats and the Congress two, Rao said.
(With PTI inputs)