Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that North Eastern states cannot be far away from Delhi and our heart. In the wake of the victory of the BJP and its allies in the Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya assembly elections, victory celebrations were held at the BJP central office in Delhi.
First Published Mar 2, 2023, 9:56 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed happiness over the great victories of the BJP and its allies in the assembly elections in Nagaland, Tripura and Meghalaya. With the results revealed on Thursday, the BJP ranks across the country were in a state of celebration. In this context, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and the party’s national president JP Nadda participated in the victory ceremony held at the BJP central office in Delhi. Modi spoke on this occasion. He said that North Eastern states are not far away from Delhi and our country. Modi said that in the past, elections in North-Eastern states used to see violence, but now there is a change. Prime Minister said that “Triveni” was the reason for BJP’s success.
Meanwhile.. Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya assemblies have 60 seats each. The majority mark for government formation in these states is 31. BJP retained power in Tripura and Nagaland states. In Tripura, which was ruled by the Left for a long time, the BJP once again seized power. BJP and IPFT alliance won 33 seats. However, the number of seats won by this alliance has decreased by 11 compared to the previous 2018 elections. Then BJP won 36 seats on its own. Meanwhile, the newly established Tipra Mota surprised by winning 13 seats, pushing back the CPM and Congress alliance. In Nagaland, the Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) and BJP alliance won 37 seats. It has improved by 7 places from earlier. The coalition that won the majority of seats is going to form the government.
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Hung formed in Meghalaya. However, the National People’s Party emerged as the single largest party with 26 seats. This party will once again join hands with the BJP to form the government. Konrad Sangma has already signaled that he will join hands with the BJP, which has won 3 seats. The two parties, which had been together in the past, broke up over allegations of corruption. Konrad Sangma-led NPP and BJP contested separately. Assam CM Himanta Biswa Sharma tweeted that Konrad Sangma called Union Home Minister Amit Shah to form the government. In another tweet, it was revealed that JP Nadda had directed BJP to support Konrad Sangma in forming the government. Congress won 5 seats in Meghalaya while others won 25 seats.
Last Updated Mar 2, 2023, 9:56 PM IST