BSP, which contested all seats in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections, won only one seat, Prithla, in Haryana.
BJP’s voteshare in this Assembly election saw a steep climb, from 33.2 per cent from a mere 9.05 per cent in 2009.
Other leaders said that were the BJP to fight elections in Delhi, leadership would be a primary factor that gives AAP the edge.
Hukum Singh had been elected from Kairana in 1996, 2002, 2007 and 2012 state Assembly elections.
BJD leaders celebrated Singh’s victory by bursting crackers and distributing sweets in Phulbani town and Bhubaneswar.
Party high command spared, blame put on Hooda and Chavan
Sources said Bhagwat asked all RSS office-bearers to work hard and create awareness in society that public support.
Deshmukh now equals DMK leader M Karunanidhi’s record.
Due to last-minute split in alliances, all major parties experienced a crunch of winnable candidates, leading to them ‘importing’ candidates.
The NCP offered unconditional outside support to the BJP, which at 123 seats is 22 short of a clear majority.
Maharashtra verdict is snub to parochial politics. Regional parties need a new plan.
What if some famously bad films from Bollywood had the benefit of these spin doctors? We might see quotes like these:
In Maharashtra assembly polls 2014, there have been many surprises. Here is the list of losers and winners in this State election
On the modernisation front, Singh informed everyone of the continued support of the government towards fulfilling the Army’s requirements.
Sena and BJP had shared good ideological ties for the past 25 years, said Shiv Sena spokesperson.