Source: News Bharati English19 May 2016 17:36:47

New Delhi, May 19: The outcome of assembly elections of five states is in the endorsement of Modi government’s development agenda and the defeat of negative propaganda against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said BJP President Amit Shah.

He was addressing a press conference after the election scene in states of Assam, West Bengal, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry were almost in.

A gleeful Shah said that people of these states have shown the door to the Congress and those who tried to stall the functioning of the Parliament and objected to the development agenda of the government.

He said that with these results the BJP has inched a couple of steps ahead on its mission of #CongressMuktBharat.

Congratulating the voters of Assam for reposing faith in the party Amit Shah said the BJP has succeeded in forming a government on its own in this important state of northeast India. This is welcome news for the BJP, he added. The party for the first time in the history of Independent India secured the two-third majority on its own, Shah said thanking the allies of the BJP who helped in this victory.

Regarding party performance in other states like West Bengal, Kerala and Tamil Nadu, the BJP President said that though the party could not win more seats in these states, its vote share has shot up considerably.

In West Bengal, the BJP’s vote share in 2011 elections was 4.6 which has now shot up to almost 11 percent. The party is likely to win 3 seats in this election. Similarly, in Kerala, the party has actually bagged one seat and its vote share has gone up to 15 percent from 6 percent in 2011.

The performance graph of the party in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry has not fallen, the BJP President claimed. The BJP has won the by-elections in Jharkhand and Gujarat too.