Major surge for #BJP in North East; set to form govt in #Tripura


New Delhi: Major surge for BJP in North East, record Historic win in Tripura, 25 year old left ends, BJP coalition also set to form government in Nagaland, no party gets majority in Meghalaya. Prime Minister Modi terms this in a series of tweets as win for the development agenda.

Putting up a remarkable show, the BJP and its alliance partner Indigenous People’s Front of Tripura, IPFT surge ahead of the ruling CPI-M led Left Front in the counting of votes for 59 Assembly constituencies in Tripura.

In Nagaland also, BJP and its alliance NDPP have crossed halfway mark. While in Meghalaya the ruling Congress is ahead.

Victory celebrations erupted in BJP state office in Agartala as the news of BJP emerging victorious in Tripura polls poured in. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has hailed the historic victory of BJP.

In a series of tweets, Prime Minister said: People of Meghalaya, Nagaland and Tripura have spoken! I thank the people of these states for supporting the good governance agenda and ‘Act East Policy’ of @BJP4India & our valued allies. We remain committed to working towards fulfilling the dreams & aspirations of the people.

Prime Minister further tweeted saying: 2018 Tripura election will be remembered as an epoch-making one! What my sisters and brothers of Tripura have done is extraordinary. No words will be enough to thank them for the phenomenal support towards @BJP4Tripura. We will leave no stone unturned in transforming Tripura.

Prime Minister in another tweet said: The victory of @BJP4Tripura is not an ordinary electoral victory. This journey from ‘Shunya’ to ‘Shikhar’ has been made possible due to a solid development agenda and the strength of our organisation. I bow to every BJP Karyakarta for working assiduously on the ground for years.

Prime Minister termed the historic victory in Tripura is as much an ideological one. It is a win for democracy over brute force and intimidation. Today peace and non-violence has prevailed over fear. We will provide Tripura the good government that the state deserves.

Prime Minister expressed his gratitude to the people of Meghalaya for supporting @BJP4Meghalaya. The welfare of Meghalaya is of utmost importance for us. I appreciate the BJP Karyakartas for their continued efforts in the state to serve the people.

Prime Minister further tweeted: Thank you Nagaland for supporting @BJP4Nagaland and our valued ally. I assure my sisters and brothers of Nagaland that we will continue to work for the progress and prosperity of Nagaland. I applaud the tireless work of the local BJP unit.

Prime Minister said: Time and again, election after election, the people of India are reposing their faith in the positive and development-oriented agenda of the NDA. People do not have the time or respect for negative, disruptive and disconnected politics of any kind.

BJP President Amit Shah has thanked the people of Tripura for their massive support to BJP in the state assembly elections.

Amit Shah attributed the victory in the state to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s politics of development and his commitment to the welfare of North-Eastern region.

He also applauded the hard work and dedication of BJP workers of Tripura unit which has made this historic win a reality.

BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav has said that

BJP will form the next government in Tripura and added that the slogan of Chalo Paltai has worked in the state.

Senior BJP leader and Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad expressed his happiness at the BJP’s massive victory in Tripura as well as NE India.

BJP President Amit Shah also spoke of how BJP fared in the tribal seats of Tripura.

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed happiness at the victory registered by BJP in Tripura.

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh reacting to the BJP surge in North East, attributed this victory to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah and activists of the party.

He said that the common people in North East have put their faith in the work done by the Centre towards the speedy development of North East India.