Massive blow to Modi-Shah Duo
The duo had campaigned personally, yet the verdict went against them
People voted for a change.
Anti incumbency let BJP down.
New Delhi, Dec 11 (UNI) In a first major win for Rahul Gandhi since he took over the charge of grand old party, the Congress seemed all set to form Government in BJP-ruled Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh.
Even as Congress raced ahead of the BJP in the counting of votes polled in Assembly elections to five states– Rajasthan, Telangana, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram, key ally of NDA government Shiv Sena on Tuesday called for ‘self-reflection’.
The Janata Congress Chhattisgarh (JCC) chief and former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi on Tuesday said his party will sit in the opposition and not ally with the Congress in the state where the Congress seemed to be heading for a certain victory.
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday accepted the resignation of Upendra Kushwaha from the Union Council of Ministers with immediate effect.
When his view was sought on the subject, Mr Animesh Majumdar, a professor of Political Science in the ‘ City of Joy’ pointed out that in Rajasthan, it is water that is a central concern for women, many of whom expressed disappointment at how the state administration had addressed their woes.