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Tripura ends CPI-M tedium by trading decency for false El Dorado
Tripura ends CPI-M tedium by trading decency for false El Dorado

Saeed Naqvi

The extraordinary feat the BJP has pulled off leaves one breathless. Which other Chief Minister in the country will have a decorated Director General of Police, B.L. Vohra, write in his book, "Tripura's Bravehearts", "Manik Sarkar was definitely unlike any Chief Ministers whom I had seen, met, worked with and heard about.... He was honest personally and that had percolated down to all echelons of the government -- again one cannot find many examples of his ilk unfortunately in the country." This level of decency has been traded by the Tripura electorate for mobs who pull down statues.

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Update: 10-March-2018

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