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This Is How Twitterati Reacted To BJP's Magnanimous Victory In UP

This Is How Twitterati Reacted To BJP's Magnanimous Victory In UP”

The number of seats required to form the government is 202, whereas the BJP has won 324 seats, something that indicates the massive support that people of Uttar Pradesh have given to the party, especially PM Modi. He campaigned extensively in Uttar Pradesh but the issues he raised including demonetisation and his efforts at portraying Prime Minister Narendra Modi as "pro-rich" did not find resonance with the people.

"Once hailed as "Amethi Ki Danka, Priyanka", Congress" backroom strategist Priyanka Gandhi, who had a decisive say in seat sharing also couldn't save the party in Nehru-Gandhi pocket-borough.

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

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Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday extended his wishes to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for a thumping victory in the state of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.

Interestingly, Congress has come in power in Punjab after a 10-year hiatus.

Now the party supporters along with the activists pointed out Akhilesh Yadav for the defeat. That is his (Rahul's) plus point in the sense of keeping the party together.

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"There is a culture in the party that you capture the Congress and the party will capture the votes for you". Congress spokesman Sanjay Jha said, "It is a monumental setback". He said Congress' good performance in Punjab, Manipur and Goa is a befitting reply to those who talk about the Congress free India. His failure to strike a chord with the voters have seen the Congress decimated once again in the heartland state of Uttar Pradesh.

Senior congress leader said that 'yes, we were defeated and they are winning in the political parties life this all common but we did not targeted him (Rahul) only, many factor are behind, we definitely verified our priority.

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