Manik Saha: Cricket Association President, Dentist by profession, know who is Tripura’s new CM Manik Saha
Publish Date: | Sat, 14 May 2022 07:54 PM (IST)
Manik Saha will be the new Chief Minister of Tripura. The BJP was confirmed on 14 May. Earlier in the day, Biplab Kumar Deb resigned from his post. Confirming Saha’s selection, former CM Biplab Deb wrote on Twitter, “Congratulations and best wishes to Saha ji on being elected as the leader of the legislature party. I am sure Tripura will prosper under PM Modi’s vision and leadership. He also thanked the people of Tripura for giving me the opportunity. I thank the central leadership and the people of Tripura for giving me the responsibility of serving Tripura as a Chief Minister. I wholeheartedly thanked my state. and will always work for the betterment of my state.
Saha is a Rajya Sabha MP and state president of the Tripura unit of the BJP. A dentist by profession, Saha had joined BJP in the year 2016. Apart from politics, Saha is also the president of Tripura Cricket Association. Before joining mainstream politics, Saha used to teach at the Tripura Medical College in Hapania. Saha replaced outgoing CM Biplab Kumar Deb as the president of the Tripura unit of the BJP in 2020.