Grand swearing-in ceremony for Yogi next week
Official sources said that the swearing-in ceremony is likely to be held in the Ekana stadium with the list of invitees running into several thousands. The party is preparing a list of invitees for the event and the guests will include beneficiaries of various government schemes - known as 'labharti'- who have played a crucial role in voting the BJP back to power.
BJP got increased support from all castes in UP polls
The alliance has 117 such MLAs whereas the SP alliance has only 11. The BSP, Congress and Jansatta Dal (Loktantrik) have one MLA each from upper caste category. All SC/ST MLAs have won only in the reserved constituencies, within which, the BJP alliance has the highest number (65) followed by the SP alliance (20) and Jansatta Dal (Loktantrik) (1).
BJP keeps CM aspirants guessing in three states by not taking final decision
The BJP is keeping its aspirants guessing in three states as the party has not decided who will be the Chief Minister in Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur with the delay in calling the legislative party meetings. The party emerged victorious in four state assembly polls and there is no certainty over the chief ministers except in Uttar Pradesh.
Top OBC leaders bite dust in UP polls
The Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections that concluded on Thursday, banked largely on the consolidation of OBC leaders in almost all the major political parties. However, the poll results have shown up shocking results as a number of prominent OBC leaders have lost their seats. The most shocking defeat is that of former BJP minister Swami Prasad Maurya, who led a revolt of sorts in the BJP in January and joined the Samajwadi Party.
Taking a cue from UP, BJP may field 170-180 fresh faces in Rajasthan
Taking the recent BJP's victory in Uttar Pradesh as a case study, the BJP in Rajasthan may field 170-180 fresh candidates in the next Assembly elections to be held in 2023, party sources said. As per party officials, the BJP in Uttar Pradesh denied tickets to at least 104 sitting MLAs, who remained comparatively inert or inactive both in the organisation and in their constituencies during their tenure.
BJP workers celebrate by crushing bicycles with bulldozer in UP
Overzealous BJP workers in Uttar Pradesh's Badaun district crushed a row of bicycles with a bulldozer to celebrate their party's success in the state's Assembly polls. While the bicycle is the Samajwadi Party (SP) symbol, the bulldozer had become synonymous with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath's campaign against the mafia.
'Assembly results show BJP’s seats can be reduced': Akhilesh Yadav breaks silence on SP's crushing defeat in UP polls
“We have shown that the BJP's seats can be reduced. The fall for the BJP will continue. Half of the misunderstanding has gone, the other half will go too,” the SP chief wrote on twitter. He further said that his party increased its vote-share by 1.5 times and the assembly seats by 2.5 times and thanked the people of the state who voted for him. “Our struggle for public welfare will continue,” he further wrote.
5 major reasons behind BJP's spectacular victory in Uttar Pradesh
The results of the high-voltage 2022 UP Assembly elections are out and the people of the state have given a thumping majority to the Yogi-Adityanath led BJP government. This massive mandate is seen as a thumbs-up for the governance rendered by CM Yogi Adityanath over the course of the past five years. Hence, it becomes critical for us to understand reasons behind this huge victory.