ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846
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Fifth Victory in a Row for CPI(M) in Tripura

The Communist Party of India (Marxist) won both the Lok Sabha seats in Tripura by handsome margins for the fifth consecutive time. The party has a distinct social character and support among all sections of the state's population unlike its nearest rival, the Congress, which has not been able to project itself as a viable alternative. Yet, there are clouds on the CPI(M)'s horizon with the issues of Bengali migration and alienation of tribal lands becoming important, and the emergence of insurgent groups highlighting the welfare of the indigenous people.



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