33% women reservation in government jobs in Tripura: Union Minister Amit Shah

Agartala, March 08: The Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday announced that 33 per cent of government jobs in Tripura will be reserved for women. Shah said, “Tripura government has taken up a policy for empowerment of women.” Shah was speaking in a public rally here at Agartala Vivekananda ground to mark the fourth anniversary of the BJP-IPFT government in Tripura. He said that Biplab Deb's administration has put a full stop to political violence.

 Shah claimed that farmers' earnings have doubled under the present government, and the per capita income has increased to Rs 1.3 lakh. He said that Tripura which was once gripped in drug trade is now becoming ‘Atmanirbhar’ with the sincere effort of the Biplab Deb government in Tripura. The Union home minister said that there has been a 30 per cent dip in heinous crimes in Tripura, and the conviction rate has increased to 53 per cent from 5 per cent.

Shah said that the ruling dispensation will fulfill all promises made in the previous manifesto, and he will return to Tripura to seek votes. The northeastern state will go to assembly polls early next year.Soon after landing in Tripura in his day long tour Shah had offered "puja" at the famous Tripura Sundari Temple in Udaipur and inaugurated the silver made door of the Kali temple, regarded as the most holy site after Kalighat in Kolkata and Kamakhya temple in Guwahati.

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