Biplab Deb Resign: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in an attempt to overcome the anti-incumbency wave in Tripura indirectly and remove any dissatisfaction within the party office bearers in the state assembly Adopted its strategy to enter the election with a new face, which has been successful in the past as well. Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday resigned as the Chief Minister of Tripura. Within hours, the party’s state legislature party elected Manik Saha as its new leader.
As the strategy of changing the chief minister in Uttarakhand was successful, top BJP leaders opted for a similar change in Tripura, where elections are to be held early next year. The BJP has replaced five chief ministers, including Gujarat and Karnataka, since 2019. Saha is the fourth former Congress leader from the Northeast to become the chief minister of the region after joining the BJP. This is a clear indication that the electoral value of any leader is paramount for the party. Himanta Biswa Sarma of Assam, Pema Khandu in Arunachal Pradesh and N Biren Singh in Manipur are other chief ministers who were earlier in Congress.
Opposition targets BJP
Opposition has targeted BJP for the removal of its Chief Ministers, political observers believe that these changes are due to changes in party leadership on the ground. Underscore his readiness to analyze and act accordingly. A BJP leader said that in the last two-three years there have been broadly three factors behind the change of chief ministers. These are – “Work on the ground, keeping the organization in good shape and the popularity of the leader.”
BJP felt the change of leadership after the defeat in Jharkhand
Prime Minister, who was the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014 Narendra Modi has been in favor of giving freedom to the chief ministers to do things according to them, but the party needed a change of leadership after the defeat of the BJP in the Jharkhand assembly elections as well as Chief Minister Raghubar Das himself losing his seat. The need was felt. Sources said that within days of the announcement of the election results, the BJP brought back its former leader Babulal Marandi, who had floated his own political party.
Vijay Rupani replaced Bhupendra Patel as Gujarat CM
In September last year, BJP replaced Vijay Rupani with Bhupendra Patel as Gujarat chief minister, a numerically important Patel in the state. come from the community. Changing the Chief Minister in Karnataka, BJP replaced BS Yeddyurappa, who comes from the Lingayat community, with another Lingayat leader Basavaraj S Bommai as the Chief Minister of Karnataka. BJP appointed another Thakur leader in place of two Thakur Chief Ministers in Uttarakhand. After the assembly elections in Assam last year, the BJP had made Himanta Biswa Sarma the chief minister in place of Sarbananda Sonowal, who was chief minister for five years. However, it was considered more by the party to reward Sarma.