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Biplab, colleagues sworn in

PRASENJIT SAHA
AGARTALA: A couple if days after his party put up a commendable show in the assembly polls, BJP leader Biplab Kumar Deb took oath as Tripura Chief minister at s huge ceremony in Agartala.

Governor Tathagata Roy administered Deb the oath of office and secrecy along with his 11 legislator colleagues at the crowded function attended by prime minister Narendra Modi, his cabinet colleagues, BJP president Amit Shah, home minister Rajnath Singh, doyens like LK Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi, NDA chief ministers

Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT) has 2 ministers Including IPFT chief N C Debbarma in the the new government as they bargained for 4 berths winning eight of nine seats. . The new ministry include Sudip Roy Barman and Ratan Lal Nath.

 

Senior leader Jishnu Debverma took oath as deputy chief minister. The portfolios are expected to be announced by Saturday.

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