Role of Regional Political Parties in the State Politics of Tripura: A Case Study of the Tripura Upajati Juba Samity (TUJS)Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.11, No. 4)
Publication Date: 2022-04-05
Authors : Mainul Islam;
Page : 128-133
Keywords : regional; dissatisfaction; tribal; intensified; leadership;
Since 1952-1967 the Politics of Tripura was fully controlled by the two main political parties such as Congress and CPI (M). But with the emergence of TUJS in 1967 the trends has been changed. TUJS was a tribal based regional party. The main focus of the party was to get tribal votes. The illegal migration, terrible defeat of CPIM, Congress party's focus on refugees, dissatisfaction of the tribal people, leadership crisis etc, intensified to form a new regional political party (TUJS) in Tripura. However, since inception the party very much influenced the state politics of Tripura. The party once formed government with the alliance of Congress in 1988. It also became main opposition party in 1977 in the state Legislative Assembly. The paper has discussed the role of TUJS in the State Assembly election from 1972-1998. The paper has followed on both Primary and Secondary sources of data.
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