Assembly election results: After the BJP's historic win in the assembly election in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, Union Minister Piyush Goyal took a dig at Congress MP Rahul Gandhi using the popular social media trend ‘Moye Moye’ song.
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) tightened its grip in the Hindi heartland with assembly victories in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh while the Congress was set to oust the BRS from Telangana on Sunday.
Goyal took to X to share a video of Rahul Gandhi using the ‘Moye Moye’ song and underscored how Rahul Gandhi's “prediction came true” amid the grand old party's defeat in these states.
The viral video of Rahul Gandhi in which he mistakenly suggests that the Congress will be ousted in Rajasthan, Chhatisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. However, he was trying to convey that the party would come to power in all these states but destiny had something else in store for them as the BJP made it big in these states.
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Rahul Gandhi on defeat
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi today (December 3) said his party humbly accepts the mandate of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, and asserted that the battle of ideology would continue.
In a post in Hindi on X, Gandhi said, "We humbly accept the mandate of Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan -- the battle of ideology will continue." "I am very thankful to the people of Telangana - we will definitely fulfil the promise of making 'Prajalu Telangana'. Heartfelt thanks to all the workers for their hard work and support," the former Congress chief said.
BJP's triple victory
The BJP swept Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh on Sunday inflicting a resounding defeat on the Congress to tighten its stranglehold in the Hindi heartland, in a big boost for Prime Minister Narendra Modi and setting the tone for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.
In some consolation for the Congress in the face of the saffron wave, after it lost Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh, the party ousted the Bharat Rashtra Samiti(BRS) in Telangana to make it 3-1 for the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) in the latest round of Assembly elections billed as a semi-final before next year's poll showdown.