Pradyot Manikya Debbarma: The erstwhile ‘Maharaja’, who started ‘The North East Today’ magazine, is now the Congress’s pointsman in Tripura

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The Congress party has a new chief in the northeastern state of Tripura: Pradyot Manikya Debbarma.

The 40-year-old, whose parents were both Congress politicians, wears many hats: the head of the erstwhile Manikya dynasty; hotel owner—and publisher of the online magazine, The NorthEast Today.

TNT started out as a magazine in 2007, but is now a full-fledged online venture, locked in a title dispute with a magazine of the same name.

Screenshot: courtesy The Indian Express

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