BJP Panel Wins Majority in Tripura HC Bar Election

Agartala: The BJP-backed ruling panel won a majority in the Tripura High Court Bar Association elections held on Saturday but lost the chairman and one of the two deputy secretaries of the BJP-backed panel CPI-M.

In the 11-member executive committee, the BJP panel won six positions, including vice president, general secretary, a deputy secretary and treasurer, while the other five positions were in favor of the opposition.

Earlier, in March this year, along with the two key posts – chairman and secretary, the BJP panel lost 10 posts in the 15-member Tripura Bar Association to the opposition Congress and CPI- M combined by a huge margin.

The CPI-M party, while congratulating their candidates, alleged that in a highly unethical manner, Justice Minister Ratan Lal Nath and Cabinet Chief Wipe Kalyani Roy remained present at the high court the entire day and exercised an indirect influence on the voters, which has never happened in the election of any college of lawyers.

Prior to the elections, the Attorney General himself and his entire administration held a series of meetings with newly registered High Court barristers and allegedly enticed them with grand promises and in a few cases voters were indirectly tipped off to stay with the decision. party if they want to shine in the profession, alleged sole Congress MP, former BJP minister and high court voter Sudip Roybarman.

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