Tripura: Congress names Ratan Das as party candidate for Badharghat Assembly by-poll


AGARTALA | Sept 2, 2019:

The Congress has declared the name of the party candidate on Monday afternoon for the by-election to the 14-Badharghat (SC) reserved assembly constituency.

Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee (TPCC) announced the candidate's name for the by- election through a press communique.

In the press release, Congress general secretary Mukul Wasnik informed that Congress president Sonia Gandhi has approved the candidature of Ratan Das as Congress candidate for the ensuing by-election. Ratan Das also contested the 2018 assembly elections as party candidate from same constituency.


Three days earlier, opposition party CPI(M) declared the name of Bulti Biswas (40) who was elected as Councillor of Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC) from Ward No-36 (Camper Bazar-Gunjaria) in the year 2015 and is currently a Mayor-in-Council in AMC as LF candidate for 14-Badharghat assembly constituency.

The by-election slated to come off on September 23 next.