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Tripura BJP’s Ally IPFT Holds 24 Hours Strike For Separate Statehood Demand On Thursday

Ahead of the Tripura tribal areas autonomous district council (TTAADC) polls, the ruling BJP’s alliance partner Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) observes a one-day strike on thursday October 15 in the autonomous district council (ADC) area in support of their separate statehood demand. Their other demands include the publication of high-powered modality committee report on socio-economic, political and cultural upgradation of the indigenous people at the earliest and enactment of 125th Schedule of the Constitution to empower ADC, informed IPFT assistant general secretary Mangal Debbarma on thursday. The strike starts from 6am on thursday. Leaders and activists of IPFT frontal organisations also takes part in the strike. As decided in the party’s 13th central executive committee meeting on October 2, a delegation of four legislators led by tribal welfare minister and IPFT general secretary Mewar Kumar Jamatia is now in New Delhi to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi , home minister Amit Shah and BJP president JP Nadda to discuss their demands.

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