LUCKNOW: a day after Uttar Pradesh chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav tweeted about “drawing idea for 2017,irrespective of what the outcome” of by way of-polls in the state, his Samajwadi birthday party washeartened by means of massive profits at the cost of the BJP. (track live Updates)
The Samajwadi celebration wrested 8 of 11 meeting seats vacated by way of the BJP, amongst them Rohaniya, that is part of high Minister Narendra Modi’s parliamentary constituency Varanasi and contributed to his big victory margin of over three lakh votes.
“The humans of UP have rejected communal forces,” said an upbeat Akhilesh Yadav. (Setback for BJP in Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan)
Senior BJP leader and Union minister Uma Bharti said the “Modi wave” turned into honestly not dead, butsaid “state employee and leaders want to introspect.” The BJP has additionally misplaced Charkhari vacated with the aid of Ms Bharti.
in the national election, BJP won a astonishing 71 of the nation‘s eighty Lok Sabha seats, leaving just 5for the Samajwadi birthday party and for the Congress. The celebration credited its victory to its graspstrategist Amit Shah, who turned into rewarded with the post of BJP president in July. (also examine: BJP Makes a Debut in Mamata Banerjee’s West Bengal)
A 6b74cf6091d9a6c48475971cd6ba0acd of the BJP’s performance may additionally recommend that the focal point on “Love Jihad” came a cropper.
The BJP lost five seats in locations where its MP Yogi Adityanath campaigned and made debatablereferences to “Love Jihad” – a term used by rightwing corporations to describe what they trust is an Islamist method to seduce and convert Hindu women.
The BJP dropped the term “love jihad” from a political decision even as adopting pressured conversions as an schedule for the by means of-polls, but made no apparent pass to rein inside the firebrand saffron-robed Adityanath, which led to critics accusing the birthday celebration of leaning at the “Love jihad”campaign to polarize citizens.
Adityanath, but, blamed different elements. “There needs to be an analysis of how tickets had beendispensed. i was no longer allowed to campaign anywhere. We gained wherever I went,” he claimed.
The absence of Mayawati’s Bahujan Samaj celebration from the by means of–ballot contests also appearsto have hit the BJP, as there was no split in the votes in opposition to it. (also study: Congress Makes a Comeback in Vasundhara Raje’s Rajasthan Too)