The BJP’s vote share in Gujarat has slumped sharply since the 2014 Lok Sabha polls when it clocked nearly 60 per cent votes, while that of Congress has improved significantly — still not good enough for the Rahul Gandhi-led party to win sufficient number of seats.
Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh election results 2017: Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking after leading his party on Monday after the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh election win addressed the media.
BJP workers today celebrated the party’s performance in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections, distributing sweets and bursting firecrackers.
With the BJP looking set to win Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi may become “more dictatorial”, CPI general secretary S Sudhakar Reddy said today.
Rebel JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav today congratulated Congress president Rahul Gandhi on the improved show of his party in the Gujarat polls, dubbing it a “great success”.
The major states in the country, now, are being ruled by the saffron party, which has further deepened the existential crisis of the Congress.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said it was a moral defeat for the BJP in Gujarat and the people of the state have “belled the cat for 2019”.
Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said today the BJP’s victory in the Assembly elections showed people’s “unshakable faith in the agenda of development, caste-less and classless society”.
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today said the results of the Gujarat Assembly polls would not have any impact on the Assembly election in the state, which is due early next year.
Rahul Gandhi scored “zero in his opening innings” was how Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar reacted to the comfortable lead of the BJP in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly election results today.
On one hand, where, the ‘Lotus’ bloomed for the sixth time in Gujarat, on the other hand, Virbhadra Singh was dethroned as the CM in Himachal Pradesh.
The Congress today termed its outing in the Gujarat assembly polls under the stewardship of party president Rahul Gandhi as its “moral victory”.
With Congress heading towards another defeat in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, its newly elected president Rahul Gandhi has accepted the verdict of people and congratulated the new governments in both the states.
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah for winning the Assembly polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.
Addressing the press after BJP’s landslide victory in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, BJP President Amit Shah started by the thanking the people of both the states and dedicated the victory to the people.
In a series of tweets, Shah attributed the party’s victory in Gujarat to Modi’s popularity and the public welfare works carried by the Centre and the state government.
The BJP was upbeat about wresting power from the Congress in poll-bound Karnataka after its victory in the Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly elections on Monday.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Monday congratulated the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for “choosing development”, as the BJP was poised to win assembly elections in both states.
No BJP leader can challenge is that results could be different had Modi magic didn’t work.
Gujarat Election Results 2017: Unfortunately, politics is not like cricket where you sledge each other on the field, shake hands after losing the match, have beer at a bar and play in the same team in a cash-rich league, two months later.
PM Narendra Modi thanked voters via Twitter for giving BJP the majority in Gujarat & Himachal Pradesh.
While speaking to the press, he said, “Abhi toh kuch nahi bolunga kyunki woh haal hi mein adhyaksh bane hain lekin ‘sar mundwate hi ole pade’ (I will not say anything now because he became the president recently but ‘as soon as he shaved his head, a hail storm came’)”
Gujarat election result: Amid reports that there was a strong undercurrent against the ruling BJP in the state and that people were attracted towards the Congress, a surprising data has come up.
As the BJP is set to form the government in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, celebrations broke out at the saffron party’s state headquarters here, with Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan taking part in it.
Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani today won from Vadgam seat in Gujarat’s Banaskantha district, defeating BJP’s nominee Vijay Chakravarti by 19,696 votes.
BJP had targeted 150 seats and climbed down to 125, but even then it managed just over 100. So somewhere along the line, they lost a big chunk of 30-40 seats.
Gujarat Verdict: Patidar quota stir leader Hardik Patel today lashed out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP saying the ruling party in Gujarat has won the election with the help of EVM-tampering and money power.