Gujarat Municipal Elections: Home Minister Amit Shah Says Congress Has Suffered Badly
Union Home Minister Amit Shah has hailed the results of municipal corporation elections in Gujarat, saying the BJP won around 85 per cent of the seats it contested and that party continues on its "development journey" under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The Home Minister also targeted Congress, which saw a dismal performance. He said the opposition party had won only 44 seats, which the number which BJP had won in Bhavnagar corporation alone.
"The Municipal corporation poll results have again established Gujarat as BJP's stronghold. The BJP continues on 'Vikas yatra' under the leadership of PM Modi. Today's results are one of the best results in Gujarat," the Home Minister said.
"The BJP has won around 85 per cent of the seats it contested, and the Congress has suffered badly in this election. Congress won only 44 seats across the whole state, while the BJP bagged 44 seats in Bhavnagar corporation alone," he added.