Agartala, Oct 12, : BJP’s dream of capturing power in Tripura by the way it had won Manipur and other NE states would not work, said CPI (M) politburo member Prakash Karat.
Everybody knows how did the BJP had win Manipur and some of NE states and they are on the move to do the same thing in Tripura in the coming Assembly elections , he said while addressing a party rally at Birchandra Manu in South Tripura district.
The rally attended by Chief Minister Manik Sarkar, party’s central committee member Badal Chowdhury and Minister for Prison Manindra Reang was organized in memory of 13 martyrs around 69 years back.
“Tripura has a tradition of upholding high democratic value and they will resist all conspiracy to topple the Marxist government in Tripura”, he said amid clapping.
In his speech, Karat also fired salvo at economic policy of the BJP led government at the Centre. “The BJP had promised to crate 1 crore jobs for youths every year but instead of creation of new jobs, working people are losing job”, he pointed out.
Before coming to power, the BJP had said it would introduce minimum support price for crops to address the woes in the farming sector but it did not keep words, he alleged.
In his speech, the Chief Minister recalled the horror days of Congress-TUJS regime. “They had installed a semi fascist regime from 1988 to 1993 killing hundreds of party leaders and activists. At least 350 mothers and sisters were victims of rape during the coalition era”, he recounted.
Sarkar urged the people to come together to defeat all conspiracies against the CPI(M) led Left Front in Tripura as it has become a ritual here before every elections.