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, successful 409 of the 474 seats the place outcomes have been declared until night.
Taking to Twitter, Modi mentioned, “Grateful to the individuals of the state for trusting BJP but once more. Always an honour to serve Gujarat.”
He additionally expressed pleasure over the outcomes municipal outcomes declared up to now terming the win as “very particular.” “For a celebration that is serving in a state for over 2 a long time to document such an outstanding win is noteworthy,’ he mentioned in a separate tweet.
Home Minister Amit Shah additionally expressed his pleasure saying that municipal company ballot outcomes “present that Gujarat has once more established itself as BJP’s stronghold,” including, “at this time’s outcomes are probably the greatest outcomes in Gujarat.”
“BJP has received an awesome majority in elections to all six municipal firms in Gujarat. I thank the voters of all the six municipal firms, chief minister Vijay Rupani, state BJP chief CR Patil & social gathering employees 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 up to now, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), a brand new entrant in these elections, made spectacular inroads by successful 18 seats up to now.
A complete of 192 seats in Ahmedabad, 72 in Rajkot, 64 in Jamnagar, 52 in Bhavnagar, 76 in Vadodara and 120 in Surat have 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 employees for the outcomes.
“The grand victory of the BJP in these elections is the victory of the individuals of Gujarat. This is a grand victory of the politics of improvement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” Rupani mentioned.
“The individuals of Gujarat have offered a topic to political analysts who can now research how the idea of anti-incumbency doesn’t apply in the state,” he mentioned.
“Many thanks and congratulations to all the successful candidates, BJP office-bearers, employees and the voters of Gujarat for the wonderful victory of Bharatiya Janata Party in the elections,” Patel tweeted.