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Biplab Deb takes oath as Tripura CM, PM Modi attends swearing-in ceremony

Biplab Deb takes oath as Tripura CM, PM Modi attends swearing-in ceremony

| @indiablooms | 09 Mar 2018, 12:35 pm

Agartala, Mar 9 (IBNS): Biplab Kumar Deb has sworn-in as  Tripura Chief Minister to head the new BJP government in the state.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was present at the oath-taking ceremony on Friday.

Deb became the first BJP CM in the state.

A former gym instructor, BJP state president Biplab Dev was born in  Akraban, Udaipur in Gomoti District of Tripura. He was a volunteer with the RSS earlier. 

Deb succeeded Manik Sarkar as the CM of the state.

The BJP has uprooted the 25-year long Left rule in Tripura.

The BJP-IPFT alliance swept the poll with 43 seats as opposed to Left's 16 with one seat yet to be polled.

Image: twitter.com/BJP4India

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