PM Modi hails bypoll results, thanks people for showing faith in BJP

New Delhi , PTI | Updated : 13 April 2017, 08:25 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails bypoll results (File Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi hails bypoll results (File Photo)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday offered his gratitude to people after witnessing “impressive performance” of the BJP in the assembly by-polls held in various parts of the country.

He thanked the people for their “unwavering faith in politics of development and good governance”.

“Impressive performance by @BJP4India and NDA in the by-polls in different parts of the country. Congratulations to Karyakartas,” Modi tweeted.

“I thank the people for the constant support, blessings & unwavering faith in politics of development and good governance,” he added in another tweet.

In the by-polls held on Sunday last, the BJP won in Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh and Assam, according to the results declared.

There was some solace for the Congress in Karnataka where it won both the seats.

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The by-polls were held in nine Assembly constituencies in seven states, besides the Srinagar parliamentary seat.

Two seats each are in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh and one each in West Bengal, Assam, Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi.

In the Srinagar parliamentary constituency, repoll was ordered in 38 booths, which took place on Thursday.

First Published: Thursday, April 13, 2017 08:05 PM

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