AGARTALA | February 8, 2019:
Tripura’s veteran CPI leader, also former jail minister of the Manik Sarkar-led Left FrTripura | Former CPI leader Manindra Reang joins JD-Uont government, Manindra Reang has joined the Janata Dal (United).
Reang has been appointed as the president of the party’s state unit.
NE incharge of JD(U) and general decretary Afaque Ahmed Khan in a statement said, “Bihar chief minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar has appointed Reang as the state president of JD(U) and former police officer Har Kumar Debbarma has been appointed as the vice- president of the state unit.”
In the year 2005, Manindra was forced to resign from his ministerial post when the Left Front downsized its ministry from 18 to 12 members, was reinstated later on.
However, his anger against the CPM remained. After the last assembly election, which he lost from the Shantirbazar constituency of south Tripura, Manindra practically became inactive and started looking for greener