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What Explains The Rise in Congress' Vote Share in Tripura Despite BJP's Clean Sweep?

The Wire
The Wire
In the 2019 general elections, the BJP was able to open its account in Tripura. Its candidates – Rebati Tripura from East Tripura and Pratima Bhowmik from West Tripura – won by a massive margin of votes. But what is also worth taking note is the Congress’s resurgence in the northeastern state after it was thrashed in last year’s assembly polls. The Wire's Sangeeta Baaroah Pisharoty explains the possible reasons behind Congress' rise in vote share and what it says about their survival strategy.

Read | https://thewire.in/politics/tripura-bjp-congress-lok-sabha-elections

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