Dr.Manik Saha, a Professor of Dental Surgery, takes oath as a new Chief Minister of Tripura state. He will now serve as the 11th CM of Tripura.
Dr. Manik Saha, a Rajya Sabha MP, takes over as Tripura's chief minister after Biplab Kumar Deb resigned on Saturday. Saha is also the state's BJP chief.
He is also the president of the Tripura Cricket Association. Before he joined mainstream politics, Saha used to teach at Tripura Medical College located in Hapania.
He received his B.D.S. and M.D.S. in "Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery" degrees from Govt. Dental College, Patna, Bihar, and King Georges' Medical College, Lucknow. He worked as a Professor and Head of Department at Tripura Medical College. He is also the president of the Tripura State Dental Council and a life member of the Tripura State Branch.
He is also the awardee of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Indian Dental Association. He is the first dentist in India to be ever elected as a Chief Minister of any state. Best wishes poured in from the entire dental and political fraternity as he took the oath as the Cheif Minister on 15th May 2022.
Source: The Times Of India