Trends for 2017 Assembly elections are live now. In Uttar Pradesh, BJP looks all set to perform better than the wildest expectations, with it hovering above the 300 mark. In Uttarakhand too, BJP looks like forming the government with a 2/3 rd majority. In Punjab, Congress is bursting the AAP bubble with Kejriwal’s party coming a distant second with 25 seats as compared to the Congress’s 75. Goa and Manipur look too close to be called and might be heading towards a hung parliament.
Reactions started pouring early in the morning. The prime focus was on BJP’s surge and AAP’s demise, the party which according to latest figures is yet to open account in Goa. Here are a few reactions which we managed to compile:
The BJP’s UP performance with respect to all the previous elections it has contested:
Turns out, the BJP’s appeal transcended all communities:
Now speculations have started who would be BJP’s CM Candidate
People also made fun of Rahul Gandhi’s entrepreneurship comments:
The alliance in UP which clearly did not work
There were a lot of reactions to AAP’s below par performance:
Some pulled out old tweets of Kejriwal which would be a bit embarrassing in today’s context
A reaction to Congress’s victory:
Some reactions for the states which didn’t get a lot of focus:
Some in the opposition gave an astute reaction:
Even AAP’s Ashutosh gave a good reaction, though the context looks a bit misplaced for him:
Even Modi’s usual critics critics conceded:
While we are publishing this article, we are still seeing many interesting reactions. We will update it once the results are declared.