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The Shiv Sena has controlled the BMC for the last two decades with the BJP remaining a junior partner. But Sena’s game plan to go alone in its bastion appeared to have failed to pay off.
Describing the election results as an unprecedented victory for the BJP, Fadnavis said that it was a vote for transparency.
BJP leader Girish Bapat credited the BJP-led governments at the Centre and State for its grand showing in Pune.
BMC election 2017: The BJP and the Sena decided to fight the elections, considered the semi-final to the Assembly polls in 2019, separately after seat-sharing talks broke down.
Bapat also gave credit to good candidate selection by the BJP leadership.
Educational institutes in India have gained a notoriety for upholding and disseminating archaic ideologies pertaining to gender roles, relationships and gender identities. The Health Ministry’s kit challenges these very social norms and taboos.
Ravi Kishan was a member of the Congress party and contested on their ticket in 2014.
The prime minister is first scheduled to speak at Hardoi around 11 am before he heads to Barabanki for another rally at 1 pm.
Uttarakhand elections 2017: Our armed forces showed what they are capable of, during surgical strikes. Yet, some people do not accept that & want to play politics, said PM Modi.
As campaigning draws to a close for phase one in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, Rajnath Singh’s son and BJP candidate from Noida, Pankaj Singh chose Aghapur to begin his day.
Bharatiya Janata Party has taken the lead with 28 per cent of the voters vouching for it, while the Samajwadi Party lags behind as second choice, pleasing only 18 per cent of the voters.
In most of the parties’ proposed pledges, women’s issues have been dwarfed in their importance and have barely received attention.
PM Modi is in Meerut today to address a Bharatiya Janata Party election rally, days before the first phase of polling begins in Uttar Pradesh.
The list, which includes top party leaders like Prime Minister Narendra Modi and its chief Amit Shah among 40 names, is meant for the third and fourth phases of the elections scheduled for February 19 and 23.