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Tripura Election 2018 – Results and Updates

Tripura Election Results 2018

Pie chart showing party wise 2018 election results for Tripura. Also shown along are 2013 pie chart showing the number of seats won by CPM, INC, CPI and Others.
Tripura Assembly Elections 2018 Party Wise Results
(Total Seats - 59)
Tripura Assembly Elections 2013 Party Wise Results
(Total Seats - 60)
Constituency Wise Results
ConstituencyWinner/LeadingTrailing/Runnerup
Simna Brishaketu Debbarma (IPFT )WinnerPranab Debbarma (CPM )Runner-up
Mohanpur Ratan Lal Nath (BJP )WinnerSubashchandra Debnath (CPM )Runner-up
Bamutia Krishnadhan Das (BJP )WinnerHaricharan Sarkar (CPM )Runner-up
Barjala Dilip Kumar Das (BJP )WinnerJhumu Sarkar (CPM )Runner-up
Khayerpur Ratan Chakraborty (BJP )WinnerPabitra Kar (CPM )Runner-up
Agartala Sudip Roy Barman (BJP )WinnerKrishna Majumder (CPM )Runner-up
RamnagarSurajit Datta (BJP)WinnerRatan Das (CPM)Runner-up
Town Bordowali Asish Kumar Saha (BJP )WinnerBiswanath Saha (AIFB )Runner-up
Banamalipur Biplab Kumar Deb (BJP )WinnerAmal Chakraborty (CPM )Runner-up
Majlishpur Sushanta Chowdhury (BJP )WinnerManik Dey (CPM )Runner-up
Mandaibazar Dhirendra Debbarma (IPFT )WinnerMonoranjan Debbarma (CPM )Runner-up
Takarjala Narendra Chandra Debbarma (IPFT )WinnerRamendra Debbarma (CPM )Runner-up
Pratapgarh Rebati Mohan Das (BJP )WinnerRamu Das (CPM )Runner-up
Badharghat Dilip Sarkar (BJP )WinnerN.A
Kamalasagar Narayan Chandra Chowdhuri (CPM )WinnerArun Bhowmik (BJP )Runner-up
Bishalgarh Bhanulal Saha (CPM )WinnerNitai Chaudhuri (BJP )Runner-up
Golaghati Birendra Kishore Debbarma (BJP )WinnerKeshab Debbarma (CPM )Runner-up
Suryamaninagar Ramprasad Paul (BJP )WinnerRajkumar Choudhury (CPM )Runner-up
Boxanagar Sahid Choudhuri (CPM )WinnerBaharul Islam Majumder (BJP )Runner-up
Nalchar Subhash Chandra Das (BJP )WinnerTapan Chandra Das (CPM )Runner-up
SonamuraShyamal Chakraborty (CPM)WinnerSubal Bhowmik (BJP)Runner-up
DhanpurManik Sarkar (CPM)WinnerPratima Bhoumik (BJP)Runner-up
Ramchandraghat Prasanta Debbarma (IPFT )WinnerPadma Kumar Deb Barma (CPM )Runner-up
Khowai Nirmal Biswas (CPM )WinnerAmit Rakshit (BJP )Runner-up
Asharambari Mevar Kr Jamatia (IPFT )WinnerAghore Deb Barma (CPM )Runner-up
Kalyanpur-Pramodenagar Pinaki Das Chowdhury (BJP )WinnerManindra Chandra Das (CPM )Runner-up
Teliamura Kalyani Roy (BJP )WinnerGouri Das (CPM )Runner-up
Krishnapur Autul Debbarma (BJP )WinnerKhagendra Jamatia (CPM )Runner-up
Bagma Ram Pada Jamatia (BJP )WinnerNaresh Chandra Jamatia (CPM )Runner-up
Radhakishorepur Pranajit Singha Roy (BJP)WinnerSrikanta Datta (RSP )Runner-up
Matarbari Biplab Kumar Ghosh (BJP )WinnerMadhab Chandra Saha (CPM )Runner-up
Kakraban-Salgarh Ratan Kumar Bhowmik (CPM )WinnerJitendra Majumder (BJP )Runner-up
Rajnagar Sudhan Das (CPM )WinnerBibhishan Chandra Das (BJP )Runner-up
Belonia Arun Chandra Bhaumik (BJP )WinnerBasudev Majumder (CPM )Runner-up
Santirbazar Pramod Reang (BJP )WinnerManindra Reang (CPI )Runner-up
Hrishyamukh Badal Choudhury (CPM )WinnerAshesh Baidya (BJP )Runner-up
Jolaibari Jashabir Tripura (CPM )WinnerAnkya Mog Choudhuri (BJP )Runner-up
ManuPravat Chowdhury (CPM)WinnerDhananjoy Tripura (IPFT)Runner-up
Sabroom Sankar Roy (BJP )WinnerRita Kar Majumder (CPM )Runner-up
Ampinagar Sindhu Chandra Jamatia (IPFT )WinnerDaniel Jamatia (CPM )Runner-up
AmarpurRanjit Das (BJP)WinnerParimal Debnath (CPM)Runner-up
Karbook Burba Mohan Tripura (BJP )WinnerPriyamani Debbarma (CPM )Runner-up
Raima Valley Dhananjoy Tripura (IPFT )WinnerLalit Mohan Tripura (CPM )Runner-up
Kamalpur Manoj Kanti Deb (BJP )WinnerBijoy Laxmi Singha (CPM )Runner-up
Surma Ashis Das (BJP )WinnerAnjan Das (CPM )Runner-up
Ambassa Parimal Debbarma (BJP )WinnerBharat Reang (CPM )Runner-up
Karmachara Diba Chandra Hrangkhawl (BJP )WinnerUmakanta Tripura (CPM )Runner-up
Chawamanu Sambhu Lal Chakma (BJP )WinnerNirajoy Tripura (CPM )Runner-up
Pabiachhara Bhagaban Das (BJP )WinnerSamiran Malakar (CPM )Runner-up
Fatikroy Sudhangshu Das (BJP )WinnerTunubala Malakar (CPM )Runner-up
Chandipur Tapan Chakrabarti (CPM )WinnerKaberi Singha (BJP )Runner-up
Kailashahar Moboshar Ali (CPM )WinnerNitish De (BJP )Runner-up
Kadamtala-Kurti Islam Uddin (CPM )WinnerTinku Roy (BJP )Runner-up
Bagbassa Bijita Nath (CPM )WinnerPradip Kumar Nath (BJP)Runner-up
Dharmanagar Biswabandhu Sen (BJP )WinnerAbhijit De (CPM )Runner-up
Jubarajnagar Ramendra Chandra Debnath (CPM)WinnerJadab Lal Debnath (BJP )Runner-up
Panisagar Binay Bhushan Das (BJP )WinnerAjit Kumar Das (CPM )Runner-up
Pencharthal Santana Chakma (BJP )WinnerAnil Chakma (CPM )Runner-up
Kanchanpur Prem Kumar Reang (IPFT )WinnerRajendra Reang (CPM )Runner-up
Important Candidates of Tripura
CandidateConstituencyStatus
Pabitra Kar (CPM )Khayerpur
Ratan Chakraborty (BJP )Khayerpur
Prashanta Sen Chowdhury (INC)Agartala --
Sudip Roy Barman (BJP )Agartala
Asish Kumar Saha (BJP )Town Bordowali
Gopal Chandra Roy (INC)Banamalipur --
Manik Dey (CPM )Majlishpur
Monoranjan Debbarma (CPM )Mandaibazar
Arun Bhowmik (BJP )Kamalasagar
Narayan Chandra Chowdhuri (CPM )Kamalasagar
Baharul Islam Majumder (BJP )Boxanagar
Sahid Choudhuri (CPM )Boxanagar
Subhash Chandra Das (BJP )Nalchar
Jahir Uddin (AITC)Dhanpur--
Pratima Bhoumik (BJP)Dhanpur
Manik Sarkar (CPM)Dhanpur
Laxmi Nag ( Barman) (INC)Dhanpur--
Nirmal Biswas (CPM )Khowai
Tarani Sadhan Jamatia (INPT)Matarbari --
Daniel Jamatia (CPM )Ampinagar
Dasarath Sarkar (IND)Chandipur --

Tripura Elections Latest News And Updates 2018

July 03, 2018 11:56 AM
According to a report, during the polls, MLAs from 11 states spent over 50% of the expenditure limit. Among the states, Kerala tops the list with spending cap's 70.14%. Gujarat came second with 58.7% and Uttarakhand ranked third with 57.8%. The..... Read More
March 16, 2018 05:48 PM
Jishnu Debbarma, the Tripura Deputy Chief Minister and BJP nominee, won the Assembly by-election yesterday. The by-polls were held for the Charilam seat. He was in a poll battle with the CPI-M candidate and won the contest by a vote margin of 25,55..... Read More
March 09, 2018 04:53 PM
According to the UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the SP and BSP have joined hands in the upcoming bypolls of Lok Sabha prompted by the impressive performance of the saffron party in the north eastern states. He also labelled their alliance as op..... Read More
March 05, 2018 04:17 PM
Manik Sarkar, who has been ruling Tripura for decades, has to now leave his seat as the ruling CPM could not manage a majority. The CM has described the poll results as completely unexpected and even said that the results caught him off the guard. ..... Read More
March 04, 2018 03:19 PM
The BJP has taken a big stride in Tripura, wresting the power from the Left front which has ruled the state for 25 years. The saffron party is also in alliance with IPFT and together their seat count is 43 in the 60 seat House. The victory for BJP ..... Read More
March 01, 2018 05:20 PM
In Tripura, the exit poll suggests that the saffron party would emerge victorious, dethroning the Left Front in the state. The saffron party is also predicted to gain grounds in the other two northeastern states: Nagaland and Meghalaya. According t..... Read More
February 28, 2018 12:13 PM
If Tripura exit polls are to be believed, then BJP is highly likely to dethrone the Left Front in Tripura. The other two northeastern states, such as Meghalaya and Nagaland, are also expected to see saffron party strengthening its position. Two exi..... Read More
February 26, 2018 05:44 PM
Ghulam Nabi Azad, the leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha, has stated that the special interest PM Narendra Modi was showing in the north-eastern states is targeted to increase the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) base there. He further said that ..... Read More
February 23, 2018 02:56 PM
On Thursday, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Meghalaya and Nagaland in order to campaign for the saffron party. The rally took place in Tuensang, approximately 360 km from Kohima. The PM also stated that the party's focus is on northea..... Read More
February 20, 2018 04:28 PM
The poll percentage in Tripura was recorded to be 89.96% for the 59 constituencies in the state. The highest turnout was recorded for the Khowai district, which had 92.19% turnout. The last Assembly elections in 2013 in the state set the national r..... Read More

Quick facts for Tripura Election

Parliamentary Constituencies2
Assembly Constituencies 60
Ruling PartyBJP
Opposition PartyCPI(M)
Chief MinisterBiplab Kumar Deb
GovernorTathagata Roy
Chief Electoral OfficerSriram Taranikanti
CEO's AddressNew Civil Secretariat Agartala, Tripura-799010




Tripura Election 2018

Tripura Assembly poll took place on 18 February 2018. The results are scheduled on March 3. The polls were conducted for 60 seats in the House. Out of the total seats in the House, 20 are reserved for the SC candidates, while 10 are reserved for ST candidates. The rest of the 30 seats are for General candidates.

The total eligible voters in the state are reported to be 25,69,216. The total polling stations in the states were 3214. The candidates who contested the polls were 297. Out of the total candidates, 273 were men and rest 24 were women. A total of 22 candidates have criminal cases while 17 of the candidates have serious criminal charges filed against them. The IPFT ranks highest in the number of criminal candidates. BJP comes close second, while Congress ranks on the distant third position.

The key candidates in the polls are Manik Sarkar (the four-time elected CM, a CPM candidate), Biplap Deb (BJP), Sudip Roy Burman (BJP), NC Debbarma (IPTF). On the voting day, the state recorded a total turnout of 89.96%. The Khowai district in the state had the biggest turnout - 92.19%. On the election day, there were reports of EVM malfunctioning. However, according to the Election Commission, re-polling orders were not given in any part of the state.

In the last Assembly polls in 2013, CPI(M) won 49 seats, while Congress managed 10, and the remaining 1 seat was won by CPI. The key issues the state currently is dealing with are unemployment, transportation, and connectivity.

Elections in Tripura

Tripura Legislative Assembly has a unicameral legislature. The state Legislative Assembly is also known as the Vidhan Sabha. The Assembly consists of 60 members which are elected through polls every five years and earlier if the Assembly dissolves before time. Currently, the Assembly is at Gurkhabasti.

The state is represented in the Indian Parliament by two directly elected members in the Lok Sabha and one indirectly elected member in the Rajya Sabha. Jharna Das of the CPM is the current Rajya Sabha MP of the state. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) and the Indian National Congress (INC) are the main political parties of the state. Manik Sarkar of the CPI(M) has been the Chief Minister of the state since 1998.

The Left Front, an alliance comprising of CPI (M), CPI, Forward Block and Revolutionary Socialist Party, has been in power in the state since 1978, except in 1988 when the INC formed the government.

Tripura Election - State Legislative Assembly

The last election for the Tripura Legislative assembly was in Feb 2013. The CPI (M) won 49 out of the 60 assembly seats. The CPI won only 1 seat while the INC managed 10 seats in the election. Manik Sarkar of the CPI (M) became the Chief Minister of the state for his fourth term.

The Speaker of the current State assembly is Ramendra Chandra Debnath. The Deputy Speaker of the assembly is Pabitra Kar‎. The Leader of the Opposition is Sudip Roy Barman of the BJP. Some of the members of the Assembly are Pranab Debbarma and Ratan Lal Nath. The next Tripura assembly election was held on February 18 as the current assembly's tenure ends in March 2018. The results will be declared on March 3, along with the Assembly results of Meghalaya election and Nagaland election.

Tripura Election for Lok Sabha 2014

Belonging to the northeastern region, Tripura is a small state which was established in the year 1956 and became a Union Territory post-independence. Tripura contributes only two Lok Sabha seats in the Parliament. Tripura's Parliamentary constituencies were won by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) during the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
View Tripura Lok Sabha Elections Result, 2014

Political Parties in Tripura

National political parties in Tripura
Indian National Congress Bharatiya Janata Party
Communist Party of India (Marxist) Communist Party of India (CPI)
Revolutionary Socialist PartyAll India Forward Bloc (AIFB)
Trinamool Congress (TMC)


The main regional parties in Tripura
Indigenous Nationalist Party of Twipra (INPT)Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IPFT)
National Conference of Tripura (NCT)Tipraland State Party (TSP)
Tripura Peoples Front (TPF) Twipra Dophani Sikla Srwngnai Motha (TDSSM)
Ganamukti Parishad (GMP)Ganamukti Parishad (GMP)
National Socialist Party of Tripura (NSPT)Janganotantrik Morcha (JM)
Tripura Ganatantrik Manch (TGM)


List of Chief Ministers of Tripura

S. No.Chief MinisterFromToParty Name
1Biplab Kumar DebMar 09, 2018PresentBJP
2Manik SarkarMar 11, 1998Mar 09, 2018CPM
3Dasarath DebApr 10, 1993Mar 11, 1998CPM
4President's ruleMar 11, 1993Apr 10, 1993 
5Samir Ranjan BarmanFeb 19, 1992Mar 10, 1993INC
6Sudhir Ranjan MajumdarFeb 5, 1988Feb 19, 1992INC
7Nripen ChakrabortyJan 5, 1978Feb 5, 1988CPM
8President's ruleNov 5, 1977Jan 5, 1978 
9Radhika Ranjan GuptaJul 26, 1977Nov 4, 1977JP
10Prafulla Kumar DasApr 1, 1977Jul 25, 1977CD
11Sukhamoy Sen GuptaMar 20, 1972Mar 31, 1977INC
12President's ruleNov 1, 1971Mar 20, 1972 
13Sachindra Lal SinghJul 1, 1963Nov 1, 1971INC

List of Governors of Tripura

S.No.Name of GovernorFromTo
1Tathagata Roy May 13, 2015Present
2Shri Padmanabha AcharyaJul 21, 2014May 13, 2015
3Shri Vakkom PurushothamanJun 30, 2014Jul 14, 2014
4Devanand KonwarMar 9, 2013Jun 29, 2014
5Dnyandeo Yashwantrao PatilNov 27, 2009Mar 8, 2013
6Kamla BeniwalOct 15, 2009Nov 26, 2009
7Dinesh Nandan SahayJun 2, 2003Jul 1, 1905
8Lieutenant General Krishna Mohan Seth, PVSM, AVSMJun 23, 2000May 31, 2003
9Prof. Siddheswar PrasadJun 16, 1995Jun 22, 2000
10Romesh BhandariAug 15, 1993Jun 15, 1995
11K. V. Raghunatha ReddyFeb 12, 1990Aug 14, 1993
12Sultan SinghJul 12, 1989Feb 11, 1990
13General K. V. Krishna Rao, PVSM (Retd.)Jun 14, 1984Jul 11, 1989
14S. M. H. BurneyAug 14, 1981Jun 13, 1984
15L. P. SinghSep 23, 1973Aug 13, 1981
16B. K. NehruJan 21, 1972Sep 22, 1973

Cabinet Ministers of Tripura

S.NoNameDesignationMinistery
1Biplab Deb Chief MinisterMinister for Home, PWD (excluding DWS), Industry & Commerce (excluding IT), UDD, General Administration Department, Labour,Information & Cultural Affairs, All Policies and any other Department(s) which are not allocated to any Minister
2Jishnu Dev BurmanDeputy Chief Minister of TripuraMinister for Power, RD (including Panchayat), Finance, Planning and Coordination (including Statistics)
3Santana ChakmaMinisterMinister for Social Welfare & Social Education, Animal Resource Development
4N C DebbarmaMinisterMinister for Revenue, Fisheries
5Ratan Lal NathMinisterMinister for Education(Higher), Education(School), Law (including Parliamentary Affairs), Welfare of Others Backward Communities, Welfare of Minorities
6Sudeep Roy BurmanMinisterMinister for Health & Family Welfare, Science, Technology & Environment, Industry & Commerce (IT), PWD (DWS)
7Panajit Singh RoyMinisterMinister for Agriculture, Transport, Tourism
8Manoj Kanti DebMinisterMinister for Youth Affairs & Sports, Food, Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs
9Mevar Kumar JamatiyaMinisterMinister for Tribal Welfare, Forest

Rajya Sabha Members from Tripura

NamePartyTerm
Smt. Jharna Das BaidyaCommunist Party of India (Marxist) April 03, 2016 to April 02, 2022

Tripura Lok Sabha Election

YearLok Sabha ElectionWinning Party/Coalition in Tripura
2014Sixteenth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
2009Fifteenth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
2004Fourteenth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1999Thirteenth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1998Twelfth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1996Eleventh Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1991Tenth Lok SabhaIndian National Congress
1989Ninth Lok SabhaIndian National Congress
1984Eighth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1980Seventh Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1977Sixth Lok SabhaIndian National Congress (1)
1971Fifth Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
1967Fourth Lok SabhaIndian National Congress
1962Third Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India
1957Second Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India (1)
1952First Lok SabhaCommunist Party of India


Last Updated on May 18, 2018


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