Dental surgeon by profession, also a professor
Before the elections to be held in 2023 in the northeastern Indian state of Tripura, the BJP took the resignation of Biplab Deb, who was the CM, in a major reshuffle. Along with this, the party elected Dr. Manik Saha, the party’s president in the state, as the new Chief Minister of the state. His name was selected in the legislature party meeting.
However, during this time many MLAs did not like Manik Saha’s name to be carried forward and they also created a ruckus over it. Manik Saha, presently Rajya Sabha member and President of Tripura, will take oath of office on Sunday. Meanwhile, the news is that Biplab Deb can be made the state president of the party. Earlier, the name of Deputy CM Jishnu Dev Sharma had also surfaced as CM. However, ultimately Saha’s name was chosen.
Congratulations and best wishes to @DrManikSaha2 ji on being elected as the legislature party leader.
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) May 14, 2022
who is manik saha
It is worth mentioning that 69-year-old Manik Saha is a dental surgeon by profession and was earlier in the Congress and later in 2016 left the Congress and grabbed the lotus of the BJP. In the year 2020, expressing confidence in him, the party made him the state president of Tripura. Apart from this, he also taught at Tripura Medical College. He was also HOD and Professor, Agartala Medical College and BR Ambedkar Memorial Teaching Hospital in Tripura. Apart from this, he is also the President of Tripura Cricket Association.
Saha is the leader of clean image
Apart from this, Manik Saha has a clean image among the public. Despite his separation from the Congress, he has found wide acceptance in the ranks of the party. He is known for his booth management skills. However, after being elected as the new CM, former CM Biplab Deb also congratulated him.