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Tripura Legislative Assembly
12th Legislative Assembly of Tripura
Coat of arms or logo
Term limits
5 years
Ratan Chakraborty, BJP[1]
since 24 September 2021
Deputy Speaker
Leader of the House
(Chief Minister)
Manik Saha, BJP
since 14 May 2022
Deputy Leader of the House
(Deputy Chief Minister)
Leader of the Opposition
Tripura Legislature June 2022.svg
Political groups
Government (43)
  •   BJP (36)
  •   IPFT (7)

Opposition (15)

Others (1)

Vacant (1)

  •   Vacant (1)
First past the post
Last election
18 February 2018
Next election
February 2023
Meeting place
Tripura Vidhan Sabha, Agartala

The Tripura Legislative Assembly or Tripura Vidhan Sabha is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of Tripura, with 60 Members of the Legislative Assembly. The present Assembly is located in Gurkhabasti. Ujjayanta Palace in Agartala served as the previous meeting place. The tenure of the Assembly is five years unless sooner dissolved. The present Assembly is the 12th Legislative Assembly, where Ratan Chakraborty is the current speaker of the House.


On 1 November 1956, Tripura became a Union territory, and an Advisory Committee was formed to advise the Chief commissioner.[2] On 15 August 1957, a Territorial Council was formed with 30 elected members and two members nominated by the Government of India.

Previous Assemblies[edit]

The assemblies constituted so far are listed below:[3]

Assembly Period
1st Assembly 1 July 1963 to 12 January 1967
2nd Assembly 1 March 1967 to 1 November 1971
3rd Assembly 20 March 1972 to 5 November 1977
4th Assembly 5 January 1978 to 7 January 1983
5th Assembly 10 January 1983 to 5 February 1988
6th Assembly 5 February 1988 to 28 February 1993
7th Assembly 10 April 1993 to 10 March 1998
8th Assembly 10 March 1998 to 28 February 2003
9th Assembly 4 March 2003 to 3 March 2008
10th Assembly 10 March 2008 to 1 March 2013
11th Assembly 2 March 2013 to 3 March 2018
12th Assembly 4 March 2018 to

Members of Legislative Assembly[edit]

The 12th Tripura Legislative Assembly was constituted after the Tripura Legislative Assembly elections in 2018. Polling was held on 18 February[4][5] for the 60-member assembly with 89.8% voter turnout being reported.[6] Counting of votes and results were declared on 3 March.[5]

No. Constituency Name Party Remarks
1 Simna Vacant Resignation by Brishaketu Debbarma[7]
2 Mohanpur Ratan Lal Nath Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Bamutia Krishnadhan Das Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Barjala Dilip Kumar Das Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Khayerpur Ratan Chakraborty Bharatiya Janata Party Speaker
6 Agartala Sudip Roy Barman Indian National Congress Won in 2022 bypoll necessitated after resignation by Sudip Roy Barman
7 Ramnagar Surajit Datta Bharatiya Janata Party
8 Town Bordowali Manik Saha Bharatiya Janata Party Won in 2022 bypoll necessitated after resignation by Ashish Kumar Saha
9 Banamalipur Biplab Kumar Deb Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Majlishpur Sushanta Choudhury Bharatiya Janata Party
11 Mandai Bazar Dhirendra Debbarma Indigenous People's Front of Tripura
12 Takarjala Narendra Chandra Debbarma Indigenous People's Front of Tripura
13 Pratapgarh Rebati Mohan Das Bharatiya Janata Party
14 Badharghat Mimi Majumder Bharatiya Janata Party Won in 2019 bypoll necessitated after the death of Dilip Sarkar
15 Kamalasagar Narayan Chandra Choudhury Communist Party of India
16 Bishalgarh Bhanu Lal Saha Communist Party of India
17 Golaghati Birendra Kishore Debbarma Bharatiya Janata Party
18 Surjamaninagar Ram Prasad Paul Bharatiya Janata Party
19 Charilam Jishnu Dev Varma Bharatiya Janata Party Deputy Chief Minister
20 Boxanagar Sahid Choudhury Communist Party of India
21 Nalchar Subhash Chandra Das Bharatiya Janata Party
22 Sonamura Shyamal Chakraborty Communist Party of India
23 Dhanpur Manik Sarkar Communist Party of India Leader of Opposition
24 Ramchandraghat Prasanta Debbarma Indigenous People's Front of Tripura
25 Khowai Nirmal Biswas Communist Party of India
26 Asharambari Mevar Kumar Jamatia Indigenous People's Front of Tripura
27 Kalyanpur–Pramodnagar Pinaki Das Chowdhury Bharatiya Janata Party
28 Teliamura Kalyani Roy Bharatiya Janata Party
29 Krishnapur Atul Debbarma Bharatiya Janata Party
30 Bagma Ram Pada Jamatia Bharatiya Janata Party
31 Radhakishorpur Pranjit Singha Roy Bharatiya Janata Party
32 Matarbari Biplab Kumar Ghosh Bharatiya Janata Party
33 Kakraban-Salgarh Ratan Bhowmik Communist Party of India
34 Rajnagar Sudhan Das Communist Party of India
35 Belonia Arun Chandra Bhowmik Bharatiya Janata Party
36 Santirbazar Pramod Reang Bharatiya Janata Party
37 Hrishyamukh Badal Choudhury Communist Party of India
38 Jolaibari Jashabir Tripura Communist Party of India
39 Manu Pravat Chowdhury Communist Party of India
40 Sabroom Sankar Roy Bharatiya Janata Party
41 Ampinagar Sindhu Chandra Jamatia Indigenous People's Front of Tripura
42 Amarpur Ranjit Das Bharatiya Janata Party
43 Karbook Burba Mohan Tripura Bharatiya Janata Party
44 Raima Valley Dhananjoy Tripura Indigenous People's Front of Tripura
45 Kamalpur Manoj Kanti Deb Bharatiya Janata Party
46 Surma Swapna Das Paul Bharatiya Janata Party Won in 2022 bypoll necessitated after disqualification of Asish Das
47 Ambassa Parimal Debbarma Bharatiya Janata Party
48 Karmachhara Diba Chandra Hrangkhawl Bharatiya Janata Party
49 Chawamanu Sambhu Lal Chakma Bharatiya Janata Party
50 Pabiachhara Bhagaban Das Bharatiya Janata Party
51 Fatikroy Sudhangshu Das Bharatiya Janata Party
52 Chandipur Tapan Chakraborty Communist Party of India
53 Kailashahar Moboshar Ali Communist Party of India
54 Kadamtala-Kurti Islam Uddin Communist Party of India
55 Bagbassa Bijita Nath Communist Party of India
56 Dharmanagar Biswa Bandhu Sen Bharatiya Janata Party Deputy Speaker
57 Jubarajnagar Malina Debnath Bharatiya Janata Party Won in 2022 bypoll necessitated after the death of Ramendra Chandra Debnath
58 Panisagar Binay Bhushan Das Bharatiya Janata Party
59 Pencharthal Santana Chakma Bharatiya Janata Party
60 Kanchanpur Prem Kumar Reang Indigenous People's Front of Tripura


  1. "BJP's Ratan Chakraborty elected Speaker of Tripura Assembly". EastMojo. 24 September 2021. Retrieved 11 October 2021.
  2. "Tripura to celebrate 50 years of assembly". The Times of India. 1 July 2013. Retrieved 31 January 2021.
  3. "Tripura Legislative Assembly at a glance". Archived from the original on 3 March 2016.
  4. "Tripura Election 2018 Date announced by EC: Check all details here". The Financial Express. 18 January 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "EC announces election dates for 3 NE states: Tripura to vote on 18 Feb, Meghalaya, Nagaland on 27 Feb; results for all states on 3 March-Politics News , Firstpost". Firstpost. 18 January 2018. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  6. PTI (19 February 2018). "Tripura records 89.8% voter turnout in assembly elections: EC". Mint. Retrieved 22 February 2022.
  7. "Tripura: IPFT MLA Brishaketu Debbarma resigns; Speaker and CM to meet him today". The Indian Express. 1 July 2021. Retrieved 2 February 2022.

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