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The autonomous district council has 28 members and comes under the Sixth Schedule of the Constitution. Polls were held on April 6.Several tribal-based parties, including Nationalist Party of Tripura (INPT), were instrumental in forming the indigenous tribal-based party. The Left Front, the Congress as well as other parties had also fielded candidates for the 28 seats.In the autonomous district council elections held in 2015, the BJP had been runners-up in several seats while the Left Front had swept the polls. The Council encompasses over two-thirds of Tripura’s 10,491 square kilometre area with a population of about 1.2 million people, of which 90% are tribals.
Source: Economic Times