The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) has issued the following statement:


The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) congratulates the people of Tripura for the magnificent victory that they bestowed on the Tripura Left Front in the elections to the Tripura Tribal Areas Autonomous District Council (TTAADC).


In a landslide victory, the Left Front has bagged all the 28 seats of the TTAADC defeating all its opponents resoundingly. Except for five seats, in all the other 23 seats, the Left Front got more than 50 per cent of the votes polled.


The Polit Bureau appreciates the fact that the people of Tripura have thwarted all attempts at creating ethnic tensions. Elections to the TTAADC were held peacefully.


The Polit Bureau also congratulates the leaders, members, workers and sympathizers of the Party and the Left Front for the hard work they put in to make this victory so outstanding.