New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) expressed their delight over the historical mandate delivered to them in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections and gave the entire credit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying that his agenda of 'sabka saath.sabka vikas' helped the party to win the race with a thumping majority.
"PM Modi's dedication, hard work and 'sabka saath.sabka vikas' agenda that he introduced has made BJP win the election. The continuous work that PM Modi had been doing all this while for women, children, farmers, Dalits and youth has been noticed and it has been paid well," BJP leader Nalin Kohli.
Kohli further stated that the saffron party has received an overwhelming support from the people of Uttar Pradesh and thus the party would fulfill all its responsibilities. "The people have decided to support the BJP and it is the victory of the people and their trust. We will live up to the expectations and as promised we will fulfill all the responsibilities according to its needs," he added.
The BJP won with a clear majority in Uttarakhand with 57 seats in a 70-member assembly, ousting the Congress led by chief minister Harish Rawat and in Uttar Pradesh, the saffron party saw an unprecedented victory with 321 seats, while the Congress-Samajwadi party alliance bagged 54, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) got 19 and others 18.
While accepting the defeat in the politically-crucial state, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav congratulated the BJP for its victory and said the SP-Congress alliance will continue in future.
"The decision of the public is very well accepted by the Samajwadi Party. We wish all the best to the upcoming government in the state. I am very happy that we formed an alliance with the Congress. Two young leaders came together and this alliance will continue in future as well," said Akhilesh.