Gujarat polls News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed the people of Gujarat after the saffron party stormed back to power with a thumping majority. He thanked people of Gujarat for the unprecedented support while addressing an event at the party's headquarters in Delhi. He also took this opportunity to express his joy over his party leader and Gujarat chief minister Bhupendra Patel winning with a record margin to retain his post.
Bharatiya Janata Party workers on Thursday (December 8, 2022) assembled at the party's headquarters in Nashik in Maharashtra to celebrate its win in the Gujarat state polls. The party, which has been in power for close to three decades in the western state, is on course to win over 150 seats in the 182-member House. BJP workers assembled at Vasantsmruti, the party's office here, shouted slogans in support of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and burst crackers. The party, however, lost power in Himachal Pradesh, with the Congress set to form government there.
The BJP is leading in both Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat, as per the latest trends BJP was leading on 98 Assembly seats while the Congress was leading in 17 constituencies and the AAP was leading on 10 seats The Himachal Pradesh high-stake election was held on November 12, sealing the electoral fate of 412 candidates, including 24 women
Amid the second phase of voting in Gujarat, the Congress alleged PM Modi of violating the model code of conduct The Congress alleged that the Prime Minister violated the model code by holding a road show after casting his vote The BJP, however, argued that no code of conduct was violated as PM Modi merely appealed to the voters to vote
BJP candidate from Gujarat`s Viramgam, Hardik Patel appealed to the people to cast their votes in the second phase of the assembly elections Patel said, "I appeal to everyone to vote. BJP has maintained law and order and has worked for the development of Gujarat" "We should exercise our power to vote as the election is the beauty of democracy," Patel said ahead of casting vote
Addressing a poll rally at Sojitra town in Gujarat's Anand district, PM Narendra Modi said, "Congress people had worked with the British for several years (ahead of Independence). As a result, the party absorbed all the bad habits of the British, such as this policy of divide and rule and the slave mentality."