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BJP sweeps Tripura civic polls, wins 329 out of 334 seats; CPM bags 3, TMC 1

Published on Nov 28, 2021 10:09 PM IST

Tripura's ruling BJP pulverised Mamata Banerjee's TMC and the Left on Sunday, capturing with surprising ease the Agartala Municipal Corporation and 13 other civic bodies where it now has 329 of the 334 seats. Contesting its first civic polls after it stormed to power in the northeastern state in 2018, the saffron party steamrollered a feeble challenge from the opposition after a vitriol-filled campaign marked by communal tension, clashes and court battles that forced the Supreme Court to intervene and order peaceful polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday the people of the state have given a clear message that they prefer politics of good governance. Watch this report for more.

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