The development strategy being
pursued in the country has the effect of widening regional
inequalities and the northeastern states are victims of it,
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar said on Saturday.
Communist parties are still relevant in India and will soon overcome the dip in their fortunes, says Manik Sarkar, chief minister of Tripura, the only state in the country where Marxists are still in power.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik
Sarkar today demanded financial support from Centre for
enhancing the salaries of Special Police Officers (SPOs), a
contingent of forces helping the police to combat insurgency
in the state.