Tripura polls: State BJP confident, says 'results will be historic'

ANI | Updated: Feb 18, 2018 10:18 IST

Agartala (Tripura) [India], Feb 18 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tripura president Biplab Kumar Deb on Sunday said the state election results will be historic as the party is definitely going to win in the poll-bound state.

Deb casts his vote at booth number 31/34 in Udaipur.

After voting, he said, "These election results will be historic, we will definitely win. Prime Minister Narendra Modi Ji and party chief Amit Shah Ji called me and gave good wishes."

Meanwhile, an approximate of 11 percent voter turnout till 9 a.m. has been recorded in the state.

Voting for the 59 out of 60 seats began at 7 a.m. at 3,214 polling stations. It will go on until 4 p.m.

Polling in the Charilam constituency has been deferred due to the death of CPM candidate Ramendra Narayan Debbarma and will be held on March 12.

The much-awaited polling in this north-eastern state will decide the electoral fortunes of 292 candidates, including 23 women.

Results of the polls will be declared on March 3. (ANI)