AGARTALA, May 12 – Armed with the AICC mandate, Tripura Pradesh Congress Committee on Saturday declared three committees to handle the Assembly elections scheduled to be held in February next year.
The most important panel – the Election Committee which will select potential candidates for the coming Assembly elections, has been announced with PCC president Sudip Roy Barman as its convener and MLA Birajit Sinha as chairman. All the MLAs have been included in the 15-member Election Committee.
Besides party legislators, former Chief Minister Samir Ranjan Barman, senior party leader Ratan Chakraborty and Kalyani Dey find place in the all-important panel.
Apart from Election Committee, MLA Gopal Roy has been named as chairman of the 14-member Manifesto Committee while Ratan Chakraborty has been chosen as convener. Surajit Dutta has been appointed chairman of the Campaign Committee and Subal Bhowmik was named as convener of the 12-member panel.
Announcing the three panels, PCC president said that the Election Committee would meet very shortly to prepare the roadmap for picking up the right candidates for the next Assembly election. “AICC wants to pick the right candidates well before the Assembly election”, he said.