Manik Saha (born 8 January 1953) is an Indian politician, serving as the current and the 11th Chief Minister of Tripura. He served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Tripura unit.
Manik Saha Personal life / Family
He was born on the 8th of January 1953. Saha was the son of Makhan Lal and Priya Bala Saha. And his wife is Shrimati Swapna Saha. He received his B.D.S. and M.D.S. degrees from Govt. Dental College, Patna, Bihar and King George’s Medical College, Lucknow.
Manik Saha, who left the Congress in 2016 and joined the BJP, was made the state president of the party in the year 2020. The assembly elections held in 2018 saw a resounding victory for the BJP under the leadership of Manik Saha and brought an end to 25 years of communist rule in the state.
In the municipal elections held in 2021, the BJP had won all 13 seats. The credit for this is given to Manik Saha. Assembly elections are going to be held in Tripura next year, such a decision of the party is being considered very important. According to reports, Manik Saha, a dentist by profession, is not considered to be of any camp within the party. Along with this, Saha is also the President of Tripura Cricket Association.
Dental doctor Manik Saha will be the new CM of Tripura
Saha will now be the new Chief Minister of Tripura. Biplab Deb resigned from his post on the afternoon of Saturday, 14 May. After which BJP decided to make Manik Saha the Chief Minister. According to India Today, Biplab Deb can now take over as the state president of the state BJP.
Former CM Biplab Deb congratulated Manik Saha on Twitter
Congratulations and best wishes to @DrManikSaha2 ji on being elected as the legislature party leader.
— Biplab Kumar Deb (@BjpBiplab) May 14, 2022
On the afternoon of May 14, Biplab Deb submitted his resignation to the Governor. A day before resigning, Biplab had met Home Minister Amit Shah in Delhi. The decision of the top leadership of the party is being told behind his resignation.
Know Some Facts About Manik Saha
- Saha is dentist by profession; He obtained his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in dental surgery from Government Dental College, Patna and King Georges Medical College, Lucknow.
- He also taught dental surgery as Professor at Tripura Medical College and Dr. B.R.A.M Teaching Hospital in Agartala, according to the Rajya Sabha website.
- Saha joined the Bharatiya Janata Party in 2016. In 2020, he was appointed as the President of Tripura BJP unit.
- Manik Saha is also the President of Tripura Cricket Association.
- In April this year, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha for the lone seat in the state. All BJP and Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura (IPFT) MLAs voted in favor of Saha, leaving his rival candidate Bhanu Lal Saha far behind in the race.
|Nick Name||Manik Saha|
|Full Name||Manik Saha|
|Date of Birth||1953|
|Place of birth||India|
Manik Saha Family
|Wife||Shrimati Swapna Saha|
|Mother||Priya Bala Saha|
Manik Saha Physical Status
|Size of your shoe||8|