In the alliance years since 1990, the Congress has had a low and a high of 18 and 26 seats in Vidarbha compared to BJP’s 13 and 22.
The single-phase polls will also decide fate of Pawar, Thackeray brothers.
Gadkari, however, asked party activists to “go back to people at grass root level” to win their confidence.
NDA had allegedly failed to contain inflation as was projected by the party ahead of Lok Sabha polls.
During the campaign, Rajnath had promised to fulfil Atal’s dreams of development for Lucknow.
Party concedes defeat even as workers hops that it may finally drill some sense into the top state leaders.
The Modi wave also saw the state electorate buck the trend for the first time of not voting for the party that rises to rule the country through the general elections.
Polls record votes, becomes first woman MP from city; Bansal doesn’t get a lead even in colonies, considered Cong strongholds.
AIADMK win overshadowed by Modi victory, DMK routed.
By afternoon when trends became pretty clear, Gogoi accepted the verdict but not before saying that he had not imagined it to be so bad.
Around 10 am on Friday, as soon as clarity emerged that BJP-led NDA was getting a clear majority on its own, the Sensex jumped by 1,470 points
The 50-scrip NSE Nifty Index also crossed 7,500-mark to a high of 7,563.50, up 440.35 points or 6.18 per cent.
As the day progresses, Kushwaha’s chase of Pappu could be a good barometer of the BJP’s performance in Bihar.
Leads from urban segments like Vizag city, Kakinada, Rajahmundry and Vijayawada will indicate if the TDP-BJP alliance has benefited from any Modi wav
BJP has no sitting MP in any of 15 seats of the state that votes May 7.