Committed to win back North-East people's trust: Rahul Gandhi

NPP candidates James K Sangma and Thomas A Sangma undertaking a victory march in Tura on Saturday

NPP candidates James K Sangma and Thomas A Sangma undertaking a victory march in Tura on Saturday

When PM Modi lauded his long-trusted lieutenant Amit Shah as the architect of BJP's astounding victory in Tripura and emphasised that as a dedicated member he will continue to follow the directions of his party chief in future elections, the chemistry and trust between them was obvious.

Asking the party to adopt a 360-degree strategy to win polls, Modi said on Saturday: "I have full faith that our party chief will decide what is to be done.and how we have to move ahead". It has made its presence felt in the state by joining hands with National People's Party (which won 19 seats), United Democratic Party (UDP), People's Democratic Front (PDF), Hill State People's Democratic Party (HSPDP) and an independent candidate.

The Prime Minister also congratulated the party workers of Tripura for their victory in the assembly election, saying that a team of young BJP candidate, who was scared of rejection, managed to win people's confidence.

On the poll outcome, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury said, "Tripura voters have given their mandate for a BJP-IPFT government in the state".

The J&K Government felicitated the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi for BJP's impressive performance in three north-eastern states.

BJP leaders have hailed the verdict and said it is a precursor to what will happen in Karnataka and other parts of the country.

Mizoram is among the four remaining states in India ruled by the Congress.

"A new political landscape led by BJP is firmly established in the region now".

Banerjee also accusing the ruling party at the Centre of showering money in Tripura and misusing central forces in its favour during the elections.

The State President Tapir Gao address the party leaders and share is happiness on the landslide victory of the saffron party in the country and slowly the party will have its grip in Keralar, Karnataka and others states of the country.

The victory, especially in Tripura, goes beyond electoral gains.

With talks still underway with the Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak-Muviah) and other Naga nationalist groups, the BJP is spoilt for choice when it comes to selecting a partner.

Meanwhile, earlier on Monday, breaking his silence on the party's defeat in three Northeast states, Rahul said he respected the mandate of people in the region and was committed to winning back their trust. "What my sisters and brothers of Tripura have done is extraordinary. They supplied oxygen to the BJP", she revealed. "We will leave no stone unturned in transforming Tripura", Modi said.

Chief Minister Manik Sarkar on Sunday tendered his resignation to Governor Tathagata Roy, who asked him to continue in office till the next Chief Minister takes over, officials said. The elections in Tripura were held on February 18.

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