Victory in UP, U'khand is victory of nationalism, PM: Tiwari

Mar 13, 2017, 01:39
Victory in UP, U'khand is victory of nationalism, PM: Tiwari

The BJP under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah is set to take power in the Hindi-heartland.

The BJP, which had drawn a blank in the last Assembly elections, bagged three of them while the SP retained its Gauriganj seat.

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The party also thanked people of Punjab, Manipur and Goa for supporting the Congress.

The Congress performed better in states where it has a strong state leader.

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Leader of the Congress in Lok Sabha, Mallikarjun Kharge here today jumped into the defence of party vice-president Rahul Gandhi, whom it had credited immensely for scripting SP-Congress alliance in Uttar Pradesh and poor show of Congress in the crucial five state Assembly election. "Punjab also has delivered a clear verdict in favour of the Amarinder Singh-led Congress", he added.

The victory in Punjab has provided the Congress an opportunity to rebuild itself and prepare forcefully for polls in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh at the end of the year. He said the Congress could be in a "very bad situation", if it did not introspect more openly this time.

Party chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the Congress will introspect on the reasons for the loss in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand and will re-dedicate itself to strengthening the party and being the watchdog of people.

"There is a culture in the party that you capture the Congress and the party will capture the votes for you".

Congress party's youth leader, Rahul Gandhi, decided to make the first move.

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