AGARTALA, MARCH 09: Tripura witnessed a historical change in political sphere when BJP swept into victory, formed a new government in the state. Under the cabinet ministry of Biplab Kumar Deb, the new Chief Minister, Miss Santana Chakma from 59-Pechartal (ST) constituency created a history today by being the first lady from Chakma community taking Oath as minister in the cabinet in the presence of Prime Minister Shri-Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah, LK Advani and Manohar Joshi.
She is the first Chakma lady to have secured a berth as MLA and cabinet position. She studied MSW and has been constantly engaged with State BJP works. The Chakma community consisting of people from different parts of the world are wishing all the best and sending congratulatory messages to one another in social media out of happiness, carrying a positive hope from newly formed Govt under cabinet ministry of Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb.