BJP won Gujrat and Himachal, PM hails the victory

Dec 18, 2017 18:26 | Poltics

The ruling BJP party in Gujrat is all set to retain power. As per the results they have won 99 setas of the 182 seats, where congress has taken their tally to 80 seats, they have improved with good margin and  3 independents has also won from their respective seats.

Election results in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh indicate a strong support for politics of good governance and development, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Monday as trends showed that the BJP was inching towards victory in the two states.

“I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their affection and trust in BJP. I assure them that we will leave no stone unturned in furthering the development journey of these states and serve the people tirelessly,” he said in a series of tweets.

He also said the results proved that there is a strong support for “politics of good governance and development”.

“I salute the hardworking BJP karyakartas (workers) in these states for their hard work which has led to these impressive victories,” he said.

In another tweet in Hindi, Modi said development won and so did Gujarat.