In Tripura, BJP might ally with tribal party
Talks between the BJP and the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura (IBFT) have been "positive" and a decision on an alliance with the tribal party will be taken by the central leadership, Tripura BJP chief Biplab Deb told PTI. He also made it clear that his party does not support the IPFT's demand for a separate state for the tribal population and talks have focused on improving socio-economic conditions of tribals.
"Talks have been positive. Decision on any alliance will be taken by the central leadership," he told PTI.