Agartala, Jan 29: The Tripura unit of Trinamool Congress on Sunday released its first list of 22 candidates for the forthcoming assembly polls.
Talking to reporters, Tripura TMC in-charge Rajib Banerjee said that TMC had selected names of 129 people for state assembly polls which were sent before the central leadership.
“We have sent the names of 129 people after consulting with state leaders. We have held meetings with the leaders before sending the names. We are fully prepared for the upcoming Tripura assembly polls and hopeful that our party will emerge victorious,” said Banerjee.
He further said the final list would be declared soon.
On the other hand, BJP and IPFT have decided to contest the upcoming polls together.
Sources said this time TMC will play a crucial role in Tripura assembly polls by dividing votes of the major parties.
Tripura will go for polls on February 16 and the result will be declared on March 2.