Saha, 69, was elected as the BJP legislative party leader on Saturday following which he met Governor Satyadeo Narain Arya with a letter of support from the party MLAs and staked claim to form the government
The Congress interim President had said the country was looking at the party and the Congressmen should give one message of unity from here outside but can speak freely inside the party's various forums.
Manik Saha will be the new Chief Minister of Tripura, Union Minister and BJP central observer, Bhupender Yadav tweeted today.
The situation came to such a pass that the Chairperson was seen coming out of the meeting hall in tears.
Party MPs have been assigned charge to tour their respective parliamentary constituencies and strengthen party's base in 100 weak booths.
The polling will be conducted between 9 am and 4 pm on June 13. Counting of votes will be held on the same day at 5 pm.
It is discussed in the political circle that Kalikesh Singh Deo, Pushpendra Singh Deo, Chairman of Western Odisha Development Council Asit Tripathy, OTDC Chairperson Shreemayee Mishra, Raseswari Panigrahi, Jogesh Singh, Nalini Pradhan and Prabhas Singh are the contenders from Western Odisha.
The term of office of 57 members of the Council of States elected from as many as 15 states is due to expire on their retirement between June-August this year.
The Congress delegation on Tuesday returned from a two-day trip to New Delhi where they met Rahul Gandhi to discuss issues pertaining to the party's Odisha unit and its leadership.
Taking to Twitter, Sarangi shared the joint inspection report submitted by the ASI and said the wrongdoings of the State government are now crystal clear
Congress President Sonia Gandhi approved Patel’s candidature on Monday after recommendation of his name by the OPCC.
During his visit to Nandyal district as part of his 'Rythu Bharosa Yatra' on Sunday, the Jana Sena leader called for unity among opposition parties to oust the Jagan Mohan Reddy-led government.
The by-election to the seat will be held on May 31, as per the notification issued by State Election Commission. The counting of votes will take place on June 3. The entire election process will be completed by June 5.
Mangal Sahoo's resignation came a day after BJP named Radharani Panda as party candidate for Brajrajnagar by-poll.
The BJP chief J.P. Nadda has asked the party unit in the national capital to intensify attacks on the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) government.