Tripura Elections 2019

Tripura will vote for 2 Lok Sabha elections in two phases - April 7 and 12. The counting of votes will be held on May 23.

The main political parties in Tripura are Communist Party of India (Marxist) - CPI(M), BJP and Congress. In 2004 Lok Sabha election, Communist Party of India (Marxist) won both seats. The winning continued in the 2009 and 2014 Lok Sabha election, where CPI (M) once again won both seats. But the fortune of CPI(M) and Congress were lost. In 2018 Assembly election, the incumbent CPI(M) government was defeated by the BJP and its partner Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) winning a large majority of seats. The Congress lost most of the seats. For the current Lok Sabha election, BJP and its alliance partner Indigenous Peoples Front of Tripura (IPFT) and the Indigenous Nationalist Party of Tripra (INPT) will be posing their candidates.

tripura Election Map

List of Lok Sabha Constituencies

S.No Constituency Name
1Tripura West
2Tripura East

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Tripura Elections 2019 News

Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar express derails in Assam

    Updated On : Apr 30,2019   1:00 pm
Agartala, April 30 (IANS) Two wheels of Bengaluru-bound Hamsafar Express derailed on Tuesday in southern Assam bordering Tripura, an official said. View More..

Left parties to step up stir for fresh polling in Tripura West

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   8:18 pm
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) Demanding fresh voting in the Tripura West parliamentary constituency, the Left parties would intensify their agitations until the Election Commission declares re-polling in the entire Lok Sabha seat, Left leaders said here on Monday. View More..

Heat wave, deficit rain affect normal life in NE

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   5:00 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 29 (IANS) The normal life in the northeastern region has been affected due to heat wave in several areas and deficit pre-monsoon rains, officials said on Monday. View More..

Cop suspended for fake post against Tripura CM's wife

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   8:28 pm
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) A police constable was arrested and subsequently suspended from service on Sunday for spreading fake information on social media about an alleged "divorce suit" filed against Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb by his wife Niti Deb, the police said. View More..

Bengal government blocked my poll campaign: Tripura CM

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   4:02 pm
Agartala, April 28 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday alleged that the Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal put up obstacles in his election campaign in the state. View More..

India gears up for biggest man management exercise abroad (IANS Exclusive)

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   1:00 pm
Hyderabad, April 28 (IANS) With a record number of two lakh pilgrims from India set to perform Haj this year, efforts are on to organize the required manpower for the biggest man management exercise undertaken by India outside its border, officials said. View More..

Opposition demands fresh polls in Tripura West seat

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   10:18 pm
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The CPI-M and the Congress on Saturday threatened to launch an agitation and move the Supreme Court if the Election Commission did not order fresh voting in the Tripura West parliamentary seat, which went to the polls on April 11. View More..

Campaign ends for fourth phase of elections in Bengal

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   6:10 pm
Kolkata, April 27 (IANS) Campaigning ended on Saturday in eight parliamentary constituencies of West Bengal that will vote in the fourth phase of Lok Sabha elections on April 29. View More..

Re-poll in many booths of Tripura West seat likely

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   4:26 pm
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The Election Commission (EC) is likely to announce re-polling in a large number of polling stations in the Tripura West parliamentary constituency, where voting took place in the first phase of elections on April 11, an official said here on Saturday. View More..

For BJP, election starts now (IANS Exclusive)

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   8:08 am
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) For the ruling BJP, the general election of 2019 jump-starts now. This is where the BJP takes the knife to the prison yard fight, for in 2014, it won 161 of the 240 seats on view. As middle and north India goes to the polls over the next four phases, the BJP's resolve gets emboldened further for it knows that to retain power, it has to convert these seats into victories. View More..

FB user booked for spreading Tripura CM's 'divorce' rumours

    Updated On : Apr 27,2019   12:44 am
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) Tripura Police on Friday registered a case against one Anupam Paul, a social media user, for allegedly spreading fake information about a "divorce suit" filed against Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb by his wife Niti Deb. View More..

Tripura State Rifles personnel leave for Bengal polling

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   4:44 pm
Agartala, April 26 (IANS) Around 1,020 troopers of the counter-insurgency trained Tripura State Rifles (TSR) left for West Bengal on Friday to perform election related duties in the Trinamool Congress ruled state, official said here. View More..

Trinamool war room and its strategy to counter BJP

    Updated On : Apr 25,2019   10:44 am
Kolkata, April 25 (IANS) From using a "jumla meter that 'nails the BJPs "lies" to highlighting the achievements of the eight-year-old Mamata Banerjee government, West Bengals ruling Trinamool Congress has built a "pro-active campaign" for the Lok Sabha polls with the help of social media and conventional canvassing. View More..

EC official evaluates first phase of Tripura polls

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   8:58 pm
Agartala, April 24 (IANS) The Election Commission's Special Observer for Tripura Vinod Zutshi, former Deputy Election Commissioner, on Wednesday studied various reports, documents, video and webcasting footages of the poll process in Tripura West Lok Sabha constituency. View More..

Almost 68% voter turnout in third phase of LS polls

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   8:12 pm
New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) The voter turnout during the third phase of the seven-phase elections was recorded at 67.97 per cent in the 117 Lok Sabha seats spread across 13 states and two Union Territories where polling took place on Tuesday, as per latest figures available with the Election Commission (EC). View More..

NE states have voted for all 25 LS seats in region

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   2:04 pm
Agartala/Guwahati, April 24 (IANS) With the conclusion of the third phase of voting in the ongoing Lok Sabha elections, polling in all the 25 parliamentary constituencies of the eight Northeastern states have been completed, Election Commission (EC) officials said on Wednesday. View More..

Earthquake in Arunachal, no casualties reported

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   11:54 am
Itanagar, April 24 (IANS) An earthquake measuring 5.8 on the Richter Scale hit the northeastern states in the early hours of Wednesday, an official said. View More..

Voters, polling staff blocked by BJP in Tripura: CPI-M, Congress

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:34 pm
Agartala, April 23 (IANS) Opposition CPI-M and Congress on Tuesday alleged that thousands of voters were prevented from casting their votes and a large number of polling agents belonging to the two parties were not allowed to enter or sit inside the polling stations by the ruling BJP and its goons. View More..

66% voter turnout in third phase polls

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:34 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of Lok Sabha polls saw a voter turnout of 66 per cent compared to 69.03 per cent in 2014 with some states such as Odisha and Goa recording lower turnouts and a few others like Bihar witnessing a higher participation. View More..

LS polls: 3rd phase sees largest deployment of EVMs

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:38 pm
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The third phase of ongoing Lok Sabha elections saw the largest-ever deployment of electronic voting machines (EVMs) and voter-verifiable paper audit trail (VVPAT) machines across 2.11 lakh polling stations spread over 13 states and 2 Union Territories, the Election Commission (EC) said on Tuesday. View More..