BJP defeats Cong-CPM in Badharghat assembly bye-election
FOC : BJP candidate Mimi Majumder has been declared winner after the counting of votes completed for bye-election held at Badharghat. This assembly constituency in Tripura became vacant with the untimely death of longstanding MLA from this area Dilip Sarkar.
Mimi Majumder secured 20470 votes while her nearest competitor and CPM candidate Bulti Biswas got a total of 15211 votes. Congress candidate Ratan Chandra Das bagged third position by securing 9105 votes.
With victory total member of BJP in Tripura Legislative assembly raised to 36. Total number of MLAs in Tripura is 60.