TIPRA Motha, the ruling party of the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council released its first list of candidates for the upcoming Tripura Assembly Polls.
The list containing names of 20 candidates, signed by party’s president BK Hrangkhawl, was circulated in the intervening nights of Saturday and Sunday (Jan 28-29).
According to the party source, another list likely to be released on Sunday.
According to the list, TIPRA Motha fielded candidates in 12 ST seats.
Besides, the party candidates will also contest in 2 SC seats and 6 general seats as well.
Brishaketu Debbarma who was the first to quit BJP-IPFT alliance and join TIPRA Motha will contest from Simna.
CEM of the TTAADC, Purna Chandra Jamatia will contest from Bagma Constituency while his deputy Animesh Debbarma will be in the fray from Asharambari Assembly constituency.
As per the list, 46-Surma and 51-Fatikroy are the two SC seats from where Shyamal Sarkar and Bilas Malakar to contest with Motha ticket.
Six general seats where Motha to fight are 20-Boxanagar, 27-Kalyanpur-Pramodnagar, 37-Hrishyamukh, 42-Amarpur, 52-Chandipur and 58-Panisagar.
12 ST seats are 1-Simna, 19-Charilam, 26-Asharambari, 29-Krishnapur, 30-Bagma, 36-Santirbazar, 38-Jolaibari, 43-Karbook, 47-Ambassa, 48-Karmachhara, 49-Chawmanu and 59-Pencharthal.
Notably, TIPRA Motha will go alone in the Assembly Polls.