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BJP will form majority governments in Gujarat, Himachal Pradesh: Rajnath Singh

Asked if the BJP's poll victory in the assembly elections was an affirmation of people's faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Home Minister said: "Yes, it is. It is a seal of people's faith in his development work."

Edited by: India TV Politics Desk, New Delhi [ Updated: December 18, 2017 11:43 IST ]
Rajnath Singh

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the BJP was going to form majority governments in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh and the elections results in both states were as per its expectations.

"The results are as per our expectations. We are going to form majority governments in both states," Rajnath Singh told reporters outside Parliament. 

Asked if the BJP's poll victory in the assembly elections was an affirmation of people's faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Home Minister said: "Yes, it is. It is a seal of people's faith in his development work."

The BJP looks set to form governments in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh. Out of 182 seats in Gujarat, the BJP is leading in 102 seats and will be forming the government in the state for sixth consecutive term. The Congress is leading in 76 seats.

In Himachal Pradesh, the BJP is all set to wrest power from the Congress. The party is leading in 45 out of 68 seats in the state. The Congress is leading in 19 seats.

(With IANS inputs)

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