Love Jihad, Ghar Wapsi led BJP to its defeat: Akhilesh

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said BJP's crushing defeat in the Delhi Assembly elections was due to campaigns such as 'Love Jihad' and 'Ghar Wapsi'.

PTI| Updated: Feb 10, 2015, 21:09 PM IST

Bulandshahr: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Tuesday said BJP's crushing defeat in the Delhi Assembly elections was due to campaigns such as 'Love Jihad' and 'Ghar Wapsi'.

"Campaigns such as Love Jihad and Ghar Wapsi are the reasons responsible for the electoral rout of BJP in Delhi Assembly elections," he said while speaking to reporters on the sidelines of an event at Sikandrabad here.

The Samajwadi Party leader also said that the Delhi poll results have brought Congress and his party closer.

AAP today scored a landslide victory in the Delhi Assembly polls by winning 67 of 70 seats leaving BJP with only three and completely decimating Congress which drew a blank.

He was in the district to lay the foundation stone of a Rs 15 crore Integrated Rural Agro Hub meant for reducing post harvest losses to vegetables.