Assembly Elections 2017 Results
Uttar Pradesh (403)
Uttar Pradesh ELECTION 2017
Now when the BJP has registered a whopping victory and forming the government in UP after 15 years, all eyes are on the party whether they will walk the talk.
The Modi-Shah juggernaut is unstoppable.
The BJP is set to take power in Uttar Pradesh and the credit for this goes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, party spokesperson Sambit Patra said on Saturday.
The BJP on Friday mocked Samajwadi Party leader Ram Gopal Yadav for alleging that exit polls were "influenced" as it wondered what influenced its president Akhilesh Yadav to talk about an alliance with the BSP.
Shivpal wins from Jaswant nagar.
Uttar Pradesh`s senior minister Mohammad Azam Khan on Friday trashed all exit polls and predicted 380 seats for his Samajwadi Party.
In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP and its ally, Apna Dal, swept the polls bagging 73 out of 80 Lok Sabha seats in the state, riding the Modi wave.
Amid tight security arrangements, counting of votes for all the 403 Uttar Pradesh Assembly seats will be taken up on Friday.
Amar Singh flayed the Akhilesh Yadav government for corruption and non-development and hailed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking courageous decisions.
While asserting it will retain power in Uttar Pradesh, the Samajwadi Party (SP) on Friday did not rule out joining hands with arch rival Mayawati to prevent Presidents rule in the case of a fractured mandate.