New Delhi, March 11 : Emerging as the single largest party in the state of Uttar Pradesh with the unprecedented mandate of 325 seats Bharatiya Janata party has registered the landslide victory under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit shah.
In UP, with the gain of 277 seats from its tally of 48 seats in the 2012 assembly election BJP has wiped out the strong and united regional forces like incumbent Samajwadi Party and Mayawati led Bahujan Samajwadi.
Expressing happiness over the gigantic victory of BJP Prime Minister Narendra Modi twitted, “overjoyed that BJP has received unprecedented support from all sections of society. Huge support from the youth is gladdening. ”
He Congratulated BJP Chief Amit Shah and all the workers and party office bearers for their extraordinary work for the grand victory of BJP. He also greeted Congress leader Amrinder Singh for winning the state of Punjab.
Speaking to the media after the landslide victory BJP Chief Amit Shah said, "politics of appeasement has been rejected, everybody wants development."
Calling PM Modi as the most popular leader ever since Independence Shah stated that PM Modi will address party workers son Sunday followed by the meeting of parliamentary board which is the apex decision body of BJP . Shah, who claimed that the BJP is forming government in four states, said the party will take decision on Chief Ministers tomorrow after a meeting of top leaders.
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's Samajwadi Party, which contested in partnership with the Congress, has accepted defeat. The Samajwadi Party end up with 47 seats where its junior partner Congress party stuck with only 7 seats. Akhilesh Yadav is expected to resign this evening.
Having failed to retain its ground since Lok sabha elections 2014 Bahujan Samaj Party Chief Mayawati has alleged BJP for manipulating the electronic voting machine. The party has sealed only 20 seats out of 403 with the vote share of 22.2 %.
Making inroads in the state of Manipur BJP has won 13 seats where congress party is ruling the state for the last 15 years. Congress bagged 17 seats. BJP and the Congress are in close fight in Manipur. Manipur Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh, registered a thumping victory from the Thoubal Assembly seat, decimating debutante Irom Sharmila Chanu. Irom Sharmila has secured just 90 votes.
Proving to be a giant killer, BJP has snatched the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand from incumbent from Congress party. Bagging 57 seats out of 70 assembly segments with the vote share of 46.4 % BJP is heading towards the landslide victory in Uttarakhand.
Coming out as a big relief for the Congress party under the leadership of Amrinder Singh and Navjyot Singh siddhu the party has swept the polls with 77 seats with the vote share of 38.2 % in the 117-member state assembly. The Congress's Amrinder Singh will be chief minister. The Akali Dal-BJP alliance has failed miserably to retain the state after ruling the state for 10 years facing huge anti incumbency factor. Arvind Kejariwal led AAP got only 20 seats.
In Goa, the parties are neck-and-neck with the Congress leading in 17 seats and the BJP in 13. Debutant AAP has failed to open its account.