Thank you people Gujarat After the Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) performance in the local body elections, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday said he would visit the state on February 26.
“The AAP has performed very well in the local body polls in Gujarat. I thank the people of Gujarat and especially Surat. The 125-year-old Congress party has been defeated and a new party – the AAP has been given the responsibility as the main opposition party.” The Chief Minister said.
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“A new politics has emerged from Gujarat, which is the politics of honesty based on the work it has done. It is the politics of good schools, hospitals and cheap electricity. We will develop the lives of the people of the state as well as Gujarat,” he said.
Kejriwal added, “I am coming to Surat on February 2, Gujarat has become the main opposition party in the local body alliance and to thank the people for supporting the Aam Aadmi Party by rejecting the Congress.”
The BJP on Tuesday improved its numbers in the Gujarat Municipal Corporation elections as compared to the 201 pol elections and almost destroyed the Congress.
The party is ready to retain power in all municipal corporations, which went to the polls.
This performance appears more credible as the BJP has been in power in the state for the last 25 years
The Congress shattered the hopes of the opposition to act as a factor in their favor.
Compared to the previous elections, the number of Congressmen has come down to 111 and the BJP has added another 100 to its cat.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) fought in Surat where it won 227 seats in the first round. Other parties, including the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIIMIM), also tried unsuccessfully to corner the BJP. Out of 120 seats in Surat, BJP won 3 and AAP won 27 seats. Congress and other parties did not win any seats.
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