Agartala: Bhartiya Janata Party, as it had said, won a ‘historic election’ and upended the 25-year-old previous government in Tripura can be seen as a result of combined efforts that can be gauged. From Uttar Pradesh chief minister, Yogi Adityanath, campaigning in the northeastern state to this man spending his time and energy to get people convinced, have all paid for BJP.
Sunil Deodar, originally a native of Maharashtra, lived in Agartala for 500 days. Reaching out to people, connecting with them on the ground level through his NGO, My Home India, that works for the rehabilitation of migrant children made sure that Union ministers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah to make several visits to the state.
Before working in Tripura, the RSS Pracharak was also made the in-charge in Varanasi when PM Modi had contested in general election of 2014. Deodhar worked in the north-east, especially Meghalaya, for eight years in the 1990s. “The victory is the result of the collective effort of several party leaders,” Deodhar said, quotes Time of India.
The right-wing activist spent 15 days every month in Tripura learning the Kokborok language to make an emotional connection with people of the state. His result, thus was fruitful as BJP won all 20 ST-reserved seats.