Agartala, November 8, 2019:

The Tripura state government has declared a holiday on the birthday of Maharaja Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya, from next year onwards.

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However, the BJP government has not included 1st May, which is observed as ‘Labour Day’ worldwide, in the holiday list. It may be mentioned that May 1st has been a holiday in Tripura for the past 40 years.

It may be mentioned here that just a few days ago, the state government has published the list of government holidays for next year.

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According to the state government notification released by the General administration department ,19th August, the birthday of Maharaja Bir Bikram, will be a government holiday.

After forming the government in Tripura, BJP had renamed Agartala airport after Maharaja Bir Bikram, who was the last king of princely State Tripura. A statue was also installed in front of the airport.

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Meanwhile, the BJP government is making various efforts to revive the legacy of Maharaja Bir Bikram. Since the last three years, the BJP has been celebrating the Maharaja’s birthday like like a BJP party program. Apart from this RSS and its allied organizations are also working to carry forward the legacy of Bir Bikram.

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