Agartala, Mar 3: The counting for results of Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 began at 8 A.M on various counting centers across the state on Saturday. In an unprecedented development, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) dislodged the Communist Party of India (Marxist) after 25 years in power. Also Read - New Tripura Chief Minister to be Picked Today; Biplab Kumar Deb is Front-runner
The electoral contest on Santirbazar (ST), Hrishyamukh, Jolaibari (ST), Manu (ST) and Sabroom seats of Tripura resembled results of other constituencies. While the CPM Succeeded in retaining three seats, BJP won on two seats for the first time in the northeastern state. Also Read - BJP Ally IPFT Demands Separate State For Tribals of Tripura
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Santirbazar, constituency number 36, is reserved for scheduled tribe candidates. In 2013 Tripura Assembly Elections, CPI(M)’s Manindra Reang had won it against INC’s Gouri Sankar Reang.
|Pramod Reang|| BJP|| Winner|
|Baneti Reang|| Congress|
Hrishyamukh, constituency number 37, is currently held by CPI(M)’s Badal Choudhury. He had defeated INC’s Susankar Bhowmik in 2013 Tripura Assembly elections.
|Badal Choudhury|| CPM|| Winner|
|Dilip Kumar Choudhury||Congress|
Jolaibari (ST), constituency number 38, is reserved for the scheduled tribe candidates. It was won by Jashbir Tripura of CPI(M) in 2013 Tripura Assembly elections.
|Jashabir Tripura|| CPM|| Winner|
|Braja Mohan Tripura||Congress|
|Ankya Mog Choudhuri||BJP|
Manu (ST), constituency number 39, is reserved for scheduled tribe candidates. The seat went to bye-election in 2014 and was won by CPI(M)’s Jitendra Chaudhury against INC’s Mailafru Mog.
|Pravat Chowdhury||CPI(M)|| Winner|
|Mongla Mog||Indian National Congress|
Sabroom, constituency number 40, was won by Rita Kar (Majumder) of CPI(M) against Premtosh of the INC in 2013 Tripura Assembly elections.
|Rita Kar Majumder||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|Manoranjan Datta||Indian National Congress|
|Sankar Roy||Bharatiya Janata Party|| Winner|