Agartala, May 30 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Saturday performed puja at his official residence here to mark the first anniversary of the second term of the NDA government.
Taking to Twitter, Deb said, “On completion of one year of Modi 2.0, prayed to mother Tripurasundari for the good health and long life of beloved PM Narendra Modi ji. May he continue to serve the country as a Prime Minister for long years.”
The Tripureshwari temple situated in southern Tripura's Gomati district headquarters Udaipur (64 km south of Agartala) is one of the 51 holy sites in India.
An official associated with the Chief Minister said that following Deb, thousands of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) functionaries also offered puja in various temples and at their homes praying for Modi's long life and long governance.
Tripura BJP spokesman Nabendu Bhattacharjee said that maintaining the COVID-19 and lockdown related protocols and without holding big rallies, Chief Minister Deb, Deputy Chief Minister Jishnu Dev Varma, other ministers and party leaders will campaign from Sunday or the day after to highlight the performance of the Modi government.