Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed thanks to Gujarat as Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) appeared on target to retain power in six municipal firms, profitable 409 of the 474 seats the place outcomes had been declared until night.
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He additionally expressed pleasure over the outcomes municipal outcomes declared to date terming the win as “very special.” “For a celebration that is serving in a state for over 2 many years to document such an exceptional win is noteworthy,’ he mentioned in a separate tweet.
Home Minister Amit Shah additionally expressed his pleasure saying that municipal company ballot outcomes “show that Gujarat has again established itself as BJP’s stronghold,” including, “today’s results are one of the best results in Gujarat.”
“BJP has got an overwhelming majority in elections to all six municipal corporations in Gujarat. I thank the voters of all the six municipal corporations, chief minister Vijay Rupani, state BJP chief CR Patil & party workers for this success,” mentioned BJP chief JP Nadda.
Polling for 576 seats in Ahmedabad and 5 different civic firms was held on February 21. The counting of votes started on Tuesday morning and continues to be underway.
While Congress has gained 43 of the declared seats to date, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a brand new entrant in these elections, made spectacular inroads by profitable 18 seats to date.
A complete of 192 seats in Ahmedabad, 72 in Rajkot, 64 in Jamnagar, 52 in Bhavnagar, 76 in Vadodara and 120 in Surat had been up for grabs in the elections.
The AAP had fielded 470 candidates throughout the six firms.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel expressed gratitude to the voters and BJP staff for the outcomes.
“The grand victory of the BJP in these elections is the victory of the people of Gujarat. This is a grand victory of the politics of development of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” Rupani mentioned.
“The people of Gujarat have provided a subject to political analysts who can now study how the concept of anti-incumbency does not apply in the state,” he mentioned.
“Many thanks and congratulations to all the winning candidates, BJP office-bearers, workers and the voters of Gujarat for the glorious victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in the elections,” Patel tweeted.