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Manik Saha becomes BJP's first-ever Rajya Sabha MP from Tripura
short by Mohammad Anab / on Friday, 1 April, 2022
Tripura BJP President Manik Saha was elected to the Rajya Sabha on Friday, making him the party's first-ever member in the Upper House of the Parliament from the state of Tripura. The dental surgeon-turned politician defeated his nearest rival CPI(M)’s Bhanulal Saha by 25 votes. Manik got 40 votes in his favour, 33 of which came from the BJP itself.
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