Union Minister of States for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale launched its Tripura unit of Republican Party of India RPI (Athawale) here on Monday. Satyajit Das has been appointed as the RPI President of State Committee. Athawale, the National President of RPI, said that party aims to contest in the next general assembly election in 2023 if its alliance partner agrees to share 3-4 seats with them. “Our party will support the BJP government hare and we expect that when the election come RPI will alliance with BJP and contest the election together” said Athawale. He also said that the new party has been launched hare and would look for candidates for the upcoming civic bodies and TTAADC Elections.