Prime Minister Narendra Modi – after the BJP’s spectacular results in 4 states, including the key state of Uttar Pradesh – expressed his gratitude and congratulated the voters in a speech at the BJP headquarters in Delhi this evening.
Here are the top quotes from the PM’s speech:
*We had said before that Holi will start from March 10 (counting day)
* We were successful in winning people’s trust
*I thank all voters for participating in this festival of democracy and ensuring BJP this victory
* UP has given this country a lot of Prime Ministers, but this is the first time that a Chief Minister has been reelected by the state. After 37 years in UP, a government has come for the second time in a row.
*This result is a stamp on BJP’s pro-poor governance
*Our government will reach every poor
*The women have played a crucial role in these elections across states. They have blessed us – we’ve won splendidly in areas where women voters have dominated. Our Nari Shakti have been our partners in this victory
*The people of UP have – through 2014, 2019, 2022 – have chosen development politics
*All exit polls have been proved wrong in Goa. BJP has scripted a new history in Uttarakhand – for the first time a party has come for a second consecutive term in the state