18 Nov

Himachal Pradesh election results reaction: Rajnath Singh gets cheeky, Smriti Irani gets filmy

first_imgWhile the results of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 steal the show, don’t forget that Himachal Pradesh is also counting votes to see which party comes to power this poll season.The counting of votes for Himachal Pradesh Assembly Election 2017 began along side that of Gujarat at 8AM.So far, BJP has a majority in its kitty, and it doesn’t seem to Congress’ day for a win. As the results for Himachal Pradesh assembly elections roll in, here is a quick look at who had to say what about it:PK Dhumal on losing seat and BJP’s win.Personal loss is not of much importance.The gain that victory has brought to state BJP is important. Thankful to people of the state for voting for BJP. In politics, sometimes one wins, sometimes one loses. I was not expecting to lose, I will do an analysis: PK Dhumal #Himachal pic.twitter.com/7UrumoxVhp- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017CM Virbhadra Singh on Congress losing:I accept the victory of BJP. I, being the CM, take full responsibility of our performance here. I hope Vikramaditya (Singh) keeps winning in future, like he won today: Virbhadra Singh #HimachalPradesh pic.twitter.com/ImNkW32qdy- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017PM Modi thanks citizens for their votes.I bow to the people of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh for their affection and trust in BJP. I assure them that we will leave no stone unturned in furthering the development journey of these states and serve the people tirelessly: PM Modi- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017While Smriti Irani went for a Bollywood-themed attack and Rajnath Singh tossed a burning Hindi proverb, Goa CM Manohar Parrikar went for sports analogy to attack new Congress chief Rahul Gandhi.”In his opening innings he scored zero” says Goa CM Manohar Parrikar on #RahulGandhi #ElectionResults pic.twitter.com/CeKxX9HikRadvertisement- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017Home Minister Rajnath Singh has some cheeky remarks in Hindi for Rahul Gandhi on the party’s performance in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat.Abhi toh kuch nahi bolunga kyunki woh haal hi mein adhyaksh bane hain lekin ‘sar mundwate hi ole pade’: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Rahul Gandhi #ElectionResults pic.twitter.com/6q8eMW1lZD- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017Defence Minister calls BJP’s lead in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat “a major victory”. Undoubtedly, a major victory. The kind of work which Party workers have done right from booth workers level till PM’s level, everybody put their best foot forward and both #Gujarat & #HimachalPradesh have recognised the good work going on in the name of development: N Sitharaman pic.twitter.com/HfkCleQlCZ- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017Union Minister Smriti Irani comments “Jo jeeta wohi sikandar” on being asked about Congress giving BJP a tough fight at the Gujarat elections.”It is a matter of happiness for us, this is the victory of development,” says Union Minister Smriti Irani, on a question about Congress giving a tough fight she said, “jo jeeta wohi sikandar. It is victory of every booth worker’s hard work & the people who trusted development” pic.twitter.com/oJMQKK45NV- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017Uttar Pradesh CM Adityanath Yogi has also spoken on the majority votes.Maine pehle hi kaha tha ki Congress ka netritve badalna BJP ke liye shubh sanket hoga: Yogi Adityanath,UP CM on #ElectionResults pic.twitter.com/kfYUdGBCms- ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) December 18, 2017 Himachal Pradesh Youth Congress President Vikramaditya Singh, who is contesting from Shimla Rural confident that the Congress party will be “victorious” in the state. “I am sure in the end Congress will be victorious and form Government in the state” says Vikramaditya Singh, contesting from Shimla Rural #HimachalPradeshElections pic.twitter.com/bmZP0RWeec- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017Home Minister Rajnath Singh thinks otherwise.”Will form Government in both Himachal and Gujarat with clear majority” says Home Minister Rajnath Singh #HimachalPradeshElections2017 #GujaratVerdict pic.twitter.com/TZymBvklV7- ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017last_img read more