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Expenditure of CM's quarter renovation stands Rs 2 crore : Report
TIWN Sep 6, 2018
Expenditure of CM's quarter renovation stands Rs 2 crore : Report
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AGARTALA, Sep 6 (TIWN): With a shocking development, it has been reported by Opposition leader Gopal Roy on wednesday that Chief Minister Biplab Deb invested at least Rs. 2 crores of Govt fund to renovate the Chief Minister's residence where the previous Chief Minister Manik Sarkar stayed for decades.

On March 8 Ex-CM Manik Sarkar vacated the residence as 20 years of Communist ruling had been ended with March 3rd's poll result and BJP came in power.

Then the renovation of Chief Minister's quarter started after a visit of the new CM Biplab Deb. On April 18 Biplab Deb entered CM's residence along with his family.

In between total renovation of the CM's quarter was done along with new furniture were stocked, but the cost stands at least Rs. 2 crores. 

This allegation was brought by state Congress on Wednesday. Earlier, Congress President Birjit Sinha alleged that Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Deb built a gym in his quarter at cost Rs. 80 lakhs.

On Wednesday, Tripura Congress leader Gopal Roy said, "In a state like Tripura, where people can not arrange their two times meal, what is the necessity for a CM to renovate quarter at 2 crores ? What is the necessity of his four OSD and 1 advisor ??"

The Congress leader further alleged that BJP Govt's oath taking ceremony costed Rs. 1 crore which was held on March 9.

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