Biplab Kumar Deb took oath as the new Chief Minister of Tripura. Soon after taking the oath, Dev approached PM Modi and touched his feet to take his blessings. Governor Tathagata Roy also administered the oath of office to BJP leader Jishnu Deb Burman as the deputy chief minister along with seven other ministers, including IPFT chief N C Debbarma. The sprawling Assam Rifles ground hosted the grand swearing-in function. Giant posters bearing images of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah dominate the landscape in Agartala as slender palm trees swung in the air.