Dilip Sarkar (Tripura politician)

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Dilip Sarkar (died, April 1, 2019) [1] was a politician from Tripura, India. In 2013 assembly elections, he represented Badharghat constituency in West Tripura district in Tripura Legislative Assembly. [2] [3]

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Badharghat is one of the 60 assembly constituencies of Tripura a Northeastern Indian state. Badharghat is also part of West Tripura Lok Sabha constituency.It is a reserved seat for the Scheduled Caste (SC).

West Tripura district District in India India, Tripura

West Tripura is an administrative district in the state of Tripura in India. The district headquarters are located at Agartala. As of 2012 it is the most populous district of Tripura . While Tripura as a whole lies approximately between the north latitude 22 degrees 56' and 24 degrees 32' and between longitude 91 degrees 0' and 92 degrees 20' east, the West Tripura district lies approximately between latitude 23 degrees 16' to 24 degrees 14' north and longitude 91 degrees 09' east to 91 degrees 47' east. The West Tripura District is bounded by Bangladesh in the north and west by Khowai district in the east and by Sepahijala district in the south. Total area of the district before 2012 was 3544 km2 but with effect from 21 January 2012 four more new districts was divided making a total of 8 districts in the state and hence West Tripura contracted to 983.63 km2. The district headquarters is located at Agartala, which is also the capital of the State.

In 2016, he was one of the six MLA from Indian National Congress who joined All India Trinamool Congress. Due to unhappiness towards party because of allying Communist Party of India (Marxist) in West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2016. [4]

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In August 2017, he joined Bharatiya Janata Party after they cross voted against the party lines in Indian presidential election, 2017. [5]

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2018 Tripura election

In the 2018 election he stood from Badharghat again as BJP Candidate against CPI (M) candidate Jharna Das.Many CPI (M) leaders from Badharghat including former DYFI Bishalgarh Committee president and CPI (M) local committee member Bidhan Ch. Deb joined him. With their support he won the 2018 elections with a margin of 5,000 votes. [6]

Jharna Das is an Indian politician from the Communist Party of India (Marxist). She is a Member of the Parliament of India, representing Tripura in the Rajya Sabha. She was elected unopposed in March 2010. Das is a member of the Tripura State Committee of the CPI(M). Before being elected to parliament, she served as the chairperson of the State Social Welfare Board. Das is the first Dalit to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Tripura, and the second woman representing the state in the Rajya Sabha.

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  1. Tripura BJP MLA Dilip Sarkar dies at 61
  2. "Assembly Since 1963" (PDF). p. 50.
  3. All India Politics
  4. Six Congress MLAs in Tripura join Trinamool
  5. Recognise Ex-TMC MLAs as BJP Members in Tripura: BJP
  6. http://eciresults.nic.in/ConstituencywiseS2314.htm?ac=14