Of the nine Tripura ministers who took oath in the state Cabinet, three have criminal cases against themselves, reveals the analysis of the self-sworn affidavits of all nine ministers including the Chief Minister. As per the analysis of by the Association of Democratic Reforms (ADR), two of these three ministers have serious criminal cases. Bharatiya Janata Party's Ratan Lal Nath has four serious cases against him including charges related to attempt to murder, rioting, defamation, etc. Another BJP minister Sudip Roy Barman is facing one case as well as charges of rioting, assault, voluntarily causing grievous hurt by dangerous weapons. Another BJP minister Manoj Kanti Deb is facing two cases. None of the three ministers have been convicted in any of the cases.
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