CPI(M) Office Secretary Haripada Das said the veteran leader had asserted that he would "eat what is cooked in the party office kitchen".
The governor advised Sarkar, who was chief minister since 1998, to continue until the new chief minister takes oath.
The Tripura CM was ranked as India's poorest chief minister, according to a report by the Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR).
"Eyeing the issue, I would urge people should be allowed to use Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes till alternate arrangements are not put in place, i.e. by December 30 as the Centre has set the time limit," Sarkar wrote to Modi yesterday.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar today said the implementation of Narendra Modi's demonetisation drive was not appropriate.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar would inaugurate the summit in presence of Bangladesh Industries Minister Amir Hossain Amu and Consul General of Russian Federation, Kolkata Irina Bashkirova, Swapna Debnath, Joint Director of state Industries department said today.
At the same time, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina provided 10 GB Internet bandwidth to India and the entire programme was held through video-conferencing.
Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's personal property, movable and immovable, is valued at less than Rs 2.5 lakh - an amount woefully shy of the multi-crore rupees worth of property some of the country's chief minister possess.
ONGC has assured Tripura that the 726 MW gas-based thermal power project at Palatana in Gomati district, set up by ONGCâ€”Tripura Power Corporation, would start generation within the next few weeks.
The opposition Congress in Tripura today threatened to launch a state wide campaign if a CBI inquiry is not ordered to unearth alleged irregularities in Aadhaar (Unique Identity Authority of India) scheme implementation in the state.