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Check out these tweets predicting a BJP loss in Gujarat before they are deleted

On Monday, soon after the counting began in Gujarat, twitter was sent into turmoil after it was noticed that unlike what the exit polls predicted, Congress and the BJP were moving neck to neck in the state and at one point it was speculated the we might see a hung assembly in Gujarat.

This resulted in a section of twitter suffering a meltdown over a prospective BJP defeat, and another section prematurely jumping the gun to predict a BJP loss. But BJP supporters soon breathed a sigh of relief after their party pulled through to dominate in about 99 seats in the state, comfortably above the 92 majority mark.

But such a BJP victory might turn out to be slightly embarrassing for these prominent personalities who outright or subtly predicted a BJP loss in the state:

When the battle was too close to call during the initial counting, some couldn’t stop themselves from passing conclusions:

It remains to be seen whether they would now delete these tweets or would they decide to spin their arguments by claiming that these results are a moral victory for the Congress, like some senior Congress leaders are doing.

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