BJP leads with almost all of the 403 seats in northern Uttar Pradesh
By MEHER ONISA : 11-Mar-2017
LUCKNOW: On Sunday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party has almost got on the verge of the biggest UP win in 30 years. The party is on the track of winning over its rivals in the critical state of northern Uttar Pradesh. PM Modi himself had led his party's campaign for the assembly elections in the politically outrageous state of Uttar Pradesh against Samajwadi Party and Bahujan Samaj party. Three-tier security measures were installed around all the 78 counting stations across the state.
Here Are The Highlights of The Assembly Poll Results:
BJP is destined to gain its largest ever majority in UP by overtaking 221 seats won by Kalyan Singh back in 1991.
BJP has gained the mightiest of the maximum seats amidst 190-200.
BSP showed poor report card by obtaining only 57-74 seats
The Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance led by Rahul Gandhi and UP CM Akhilesh Yadav had failed to blaze the BJP. However, SP-Congress alliance could collect merely 110-130 seats
SP leader Shivpal Yadav, brother of Mulayam Singh Yadav who was battling with BJP's Manish Yadav Batre is leading by about 5700 votes
Pankaj Singh, son of Rajnath Singh is leading in Noida
Azam Khan is leading from Rampur
The UP Speaker Mata Prasad Pandey of SP was trashed down by the leading BJP candidate BJP workers across the state of UP began celebrations as they have already edged over with comfortable leads. The BJP chief, Keshav Prasad Maurya was thrilled to congratulate BJP for grabbing 2/3rds of the majority in the state leaving SP and BSP breathless.
Reacting to the bitter result, the Congress leader Rajiv Shukla made an acrimonious statement to the press” We respect the mandate, but development has lost and vote bank politics has won."