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UP Assembly Election 2017 Results: As it happened

By Manisha Singh | Last Updated: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 20:24
Zee Media Bureau
Pic courtesy: @BJP4UP

Lucknow: The BJP achieved a stunning victory on Saturday in Uttar Pradesh and returned to power in the state after a 14-year gap during which regional parties such as the SP and BSP had held sway.

The BJP, which had just 47 seats in the outgoing Assembly, garnered 40 percent vote share in the most riveting contest seen as a game-changer and a virtual referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity and demonetisation.

The victory triggered widespread celebrations all across the country's most populous state as well as at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.

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Latest Updates

20:24 PM

-We humbly accept this victory and will tirelessly work towards development: Union Minister Ananth Kumar.

20:15 PM

Results prove that Muslims are not a vote bank and it’s a myth that I am a spoiler. The result proves it wrong: Asaduddin Owaisi.

19:52 PM

-EC replies to BSP's letter alleging manipulation of EVMs, says no merit found in allegation & prayers made in letter are not legally tenable.

19:42 PM

We welcome the public mandate, allegations of Mayawati ji should be probed: Lalu Prasad Yadav, RJD.

19:39 PM

Akhilesh Yadav meets UP Governor Ram Naik, tenders resignation after his party's drubbing in assembly elections.  

18:05 PM

Latest results - BJP wins 287 and leading in 25, SP wins 45 and leads in 2, BSP wins 17 and leading in 2, Congress wins 7 and leading in 0.

17:18 PM

Will take the responsibility of the loss only after reviewing, says Akhilesh Yadav.

17:18 PM

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17:12 PM

Am overjoyed that BJP has received unprecedented support from all sections of society. Huge support from the youth is gladdening. I salute the hardwork of BJP karyakartas. They have tirelessly worked hard at the grassroots level and won the confidence of the people. Congratulations to Amit Shah, party office bearers and state units for their exemplary work in taking the party to new heights. Every moment of our time, everything we do is for welfare and well-being of the people of India. We believe in the power of 125 crore Indians, says PM Modi.

16:47 PM

Gratitude to the people of India for the continued faith, support and affection for the BJP. This is very humbling and overwhelming, says PM Modi.

Also Read - BJP rigged UP elections; impossible to believe that Muslims voted for the saffron party: Mayawati

First Published: Saturday, March 11, 2017 - 20:25
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