Tripura poll victory shows people`s confidence in Left: CPI-M

The CPI(M) on Wednesday said the victory of the Left Front in the Tripura civic elections was a confirmation of the confidence shown by the people there.

Updated: Dec 15, 2010, 18:28 PM IST

New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Wednesday said the victory
of the Left Front in the Tripura civic elections was a
confirmation of the confidence shown by the people there.
"This decisive victory is confirmation of the confidence
that the people of Tripura repose in the CPI(M) and the Left
Front," the party Politburo said in a statement here.

The Front won a majority in 13 of the 15 nagar panchayats
and retained the Agartala Municipal Council by winning 28 of
the 35 seats. The CPI(M)-led Front also won 81 per cent of the
seats in the municipal council and the nagar panchayats.
The Politburo also conveyed its greetings to the party`s
and the Front`s state units in Tripura for sweeping the
recently concluded elections.

Two nagar panchayats at Sabroom and Ambassa in Dhalai
district were wrested by the opposition Congress from the Left
Front.

PTI