New Delhi, March 3: Addressing an election rally in Tripura last month, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had promised that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) will implement the 7th Pay Commission for state government employees. Now, that the party is set to form the government in the state, will PM Modi keep his promise? Also Read - 7th Pay Commission Latest News: Will Central Govt Employee Get Travel Allowance Hike in July? Here’s An Update
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Continuing its election winning spree under president Amit Shah, the BJP dismantled Left’s citadel on Saturday (March 3) as it looks set to win a comprehensive majority in the northeastern seat. As per the trends/results available till the filing of this report, the BJP was ahead on 40 seats while the CPI (M) a distant second on 19 seats. Also Read - 7th Pay Commission: Govt Employees Await News On DA Hike, Arrear Clearance And Other Benefits
The BJP ‘Vision Document’ for Tripura elections, which was released by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley ahead of polling, also promised to implement the key recommendations of the 7th CPC for the state government employees of Tripura.
During his election roadshows and public gatherings, BJP president Amit Shah too had repeatedly played the 7th CPC card in the state where government employees are still being paid as per the 4th Pay Commission. (Also Read – 7th Pay Commission Allowance news: Is PM Narendra Modi the final hope for central government employees?)
Meanwhile, speaking to reporters in Agartala, BJP national general secretary Ram Madhav termed the victory of the party in the Assembly elections in L Tripura as a “revolutionary result”. The BJP leader said that the party won because of the blessings of Tripura Sundari Mata.
Madhav hailed the people of Tripura and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP workers for their hard work.
Earlier, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju excuded confidence that the BJP will form government in all three states – Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya – Assembly election results for which were annoounced on Saturday.
“The trends in all three states point to a new political direction, it will have an effect on national politics as well. We are confident of forming Govt in all three,” Union Minister Kiren Rijiju told the media.