Agartala (Tripura):With a view to find out the socio-economic problems faced by tribals living in Tripura, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has instructed to form a special committee consisting of his ministry’s officials.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has directed his ministry to constitute a high powered committee at the earliet . Singh informed the decision through tweet.The decision has brought happiness among all the hill people of the state . IPFT, a tribal based regional party has expressed their happiness over the proposal for the formation of a high powered committee. Jubilation and merry making were seen in the pockets dominated by IPFT supporters .
N. C. Debbarma, chairman of IPFT said that the formation of high power committee is a welcome sign for the indigenous people of Triputra . Recently an IPFT delegation submitted a memorandum to the Home Minister in which they demanded the creation of Tipriland consisting of TTAADC areas.
With the initiative of Assam Finance minister H BSharma the IPFT team was able to meet the Home Minister and later Prime Minister. IPFT is a possible ally of BJP for the ensuing assembly election. The party chief N. C. Debbarma said that IPFT is now ready to align with the BJP for seat sharing discussion. For the proposed talks IPFT has formed a 8 member committee recently. This committee will hold talk with BJP leaders for possible seat sharing .
IPFT has a strong base in hilly areas especially among younger generations.