13 MLAs of TIPRA Motha party took oath in the Tripura Legislative Assembly on Friday i.e March.17.
The swearing-in ceremony was conducted by Pro tem Speaker Binoy Bhushan Das.
Later, after coming out of the swearing-in ceremony party Supremo Pradyot Kishore Debbarma said that they are sitting in the opposition and would act like a responsible opposition party.
He said, ‘On every aspect, we will question the government inside and outside the assembly. As an opposition party, we are going to fight against the government on the streets, in villages and in the assembly. But we will do it with responsibility and we will not indulge in any kind of violence which disturbs the peace and harmony of the state of Tripura.”
However, he claimed that he would not take up a single post in the ministry and would die, beg, till the tribals did not get anything.
“When it comes to the issue of development, rights of tribals, we have to come together as opposition and speak in one voice. We will deal with the government peacefully” he said.
Notably TIPRA Motha party contested in 42 seats and wins 13 in recent concluded Tripura Assembly Elections.
However Pradyot Kishore Debbarman not contested in the elections