Senior advocate from Assam Siddhartha Shankar Dey has been appointed as new advocate general of Tripura. He will join in the first week of January next. Governor Ramesh Bais would issue the notification soon. Salary of the AG would be 1.68 lakh per month. “State government has hunted and found SS Dey as the prominent advocate as well as appropriate for the post of Senior officer of the law in a state” in a statement said law minister Ratan Lal Nath.