Tripura assembly by election New CM Manik Saha wins from Town Bardowali seat
Tripura's new chief minister, Manik Saha, and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader, won the assembly by-election from the town's Bardowali constituency. Manik Saha won by 16,870 votes and defeated Congress candidate Ashish Kumar Saha's 10,930 votes.
Saha won the election in the town's Bardowali assembly seat by 6,104 votes against his nearest rival Asish Kumar Saha of Congress.
Sudip Roy Barman, who resigned as a BJP MLA and joined Congress in February, won by 3,163 votes against BJP candidate Ashok Sinha.
Jubarajnagar, BJP's Malina Debnath won by 4,572 votes against Salendra Chandra Nath of the CPI(M). The BJP also won Surma with its candidate Swapna Das ahead by 5,589 votes against independent candidate Baburam Satnami.
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