Sunday, April 5, 2020
Home News Reports People react after a roller coaster counting sees BJP notching victories in Gujarat and...

People react after a roller coaster counting sees BJP notching victories in Gujarat and Himachal

Also Read

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Monday evening saw the end of a long, arduous, exhilarating and an amply controversial election season where the BJP emerged victorious in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

Based on latest election commission data, the BJP is confirmed to have crossed the majority mark after winning 96 seats and are leading on 3 others. In Himachal the BJP swept the polls after winning 34 as per latest data and leading on 10 others.

Things though weren’t looking so simple in the morning after BJP and the Congress were moving neck to neck in Gujarat, based on initial trends. This sent a shiver down BJP supporters’ spine, as is evident by the number of Retweets on this post:

- article continues after ad - - article resumes -

On one hand some were getting scared and on the other, it was supposedly ‘euphoria’ time for others:

One user accurately captured the initial emotions via the lens of EVM tampering:

Soon things stabilised for the BJP and it looked like the party might comfortably get the majority. Having said that, the party though fell way short of Amit Shah’s target of 150 seats, and one twitter explained why:

Some analysed the challenge which the BJP was facing:

Even though the BJP had almost won, a few people took a stance of cautious optimism:

One journalist took a potshot at what the future narrative might be:

Some leftists websites even seem to be in no mood to waste time:

Even though Gujarat wasn’t the smoothest ride the BJP has had in recent times, the party might consider the elections to be a success nonetheless, and may start working on ways to further consolidate its position in Indian politics during the days to come.

- Support OpIndia -
Support OpIndia by making a monetary contribution

Trending now

OpIndia Staffhttps://www.opindia.com
Staff reporter at OpIndia

Latest News

COVID-19 brought under Ayushman Bharat Scheme, testing and treatment to be available for free at private labs and hospitals

Testing and treatment of Covid-19 will be available for free at private labs and hospitals under Ayushman Bharat

Coronavirus: Tablighi Jamaat members continue to endanger public health in different states in India

Helth ministry informed that about 647 confirmed cases of Wuhan Coronavirus in 14 States, in the past 2 days, are linked to the Tablighi Jamaat.

Two new COVID-19 positive cases detected in Mumbai’s Dharavi

Earlier 3 cases had been reported in Dharavi out of them one succumbed to the disease, who was linked with Tablighi Jamaat

BJP MP shares video accusing Arvind Kejriwal government of providing worm-infested food to the poor during the lockdown

Tt is being alleged that the food provided to poor by the AAP government in Delhi is worm-infested and unfit for human consumption.

101 people crammed in Mumbai shelter house amidst lockdown, cancer patients living in close quarters with migrant workers: Reports

Amidst Coronavirus lockdown, with non-existent provisions for isolation and a common toilet, life has been difficult for the residents of the Mumbai shelter house.

Latest updates and important links about COVID-19 coronavirus

Live statistics and tracking of news related to COVID-19 coronavirus with focus on India.

Recently Popular

FIR after video of fruit vendor Sheru Miyan licking fruits goes viral, daughter says ‘he did so because of his habit of ‘counting currency...

The police registered the FIR against the fruit vendor on the basis of a complaint lodged by a youth named Bodhraj Tipta

Ummah above gender: The Wire journalist refuses to believe nurses’ complaint about Tablighi Jamaatis harassing them

The Wire editor Arfa Khanum Sherwani has declared Tablighi Jamaatis innocent and indulges in Muslim victim-mongering, accusing nurses of lying

India has managed to flatten the Coronavirus curve despite Tablighi Jamaat cases: Here are the facts and charts

Over 95% of the coronavirus cases reported over the last two days in India have been found to have links with the Tablighi Jamaat congregation in Delhi

145 Hindus test Coronavirus positive after visiting​ Vaishno Devi: Islamist Ali Sohrab, who was once arrested, spreads fake news again

Fake news peddler Ali Sohrab was in November last year arrested by UP Police over his provocative tweets on Supreme Court judgement of Ram Janmabhoomi verdict

This WSJ columnist thinks that deeply religious Muslims can’t be molesters or rapists

Doing everything he possibly can to prove that members of Tablighi Jamaat were innocent, was WSJ columnist Sadanand Dhume.

Subscribe to our newsletter

Each morning, get an email to keep updated with all the news, opinions and analysis published by OpIndia.

Connect with us

217,461FansLike
272,694FollowersFollow
212,000SubscribersSubscribe
Advertisements