Guwahati: After the recent civic body polls in Tripura, a candidate from the TIPRA Motha was said to have created history by winning an urban seat while belonging to a regional party.
TIPRA Motha Cheif Pradyot Bikram Manikya DebBarma said that Seba Kalai created history by becoming the first candidate from a regional party in the history of Tripura to win an urban seat. “She has won the Ambassa Urban seat by defeating the BJP,” he added.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday swept eight out of the 14 municipal bodies in Tripura and is leading in the remaining six of them, according to the counting reports till 12 pm.
In Agartala Municipal Corporation (AMC), the party got 58,221 votes while the Trinamool Congress (TMC) finished at a distant second with 22,295 votes.