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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, national president JP Nadda, union home minister Amit Shah, union minister Nitin Gadkari and national general secretary BL Santhosh are present for the meeting.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a moment to talk about the ongoing war in Ukraine. He said the war was affecting every country in the world and India stood for peace and talks. He also said the cost of the war will have to be borne by all.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said in Hindi, “22 ke nateejo ne 24 ki line tay kar di (The results of 2022 have set the tone for 2024).”
PM Modi addresses Party Workers at BJP HQ in Delhi after BJP's victory in four state assembly polls, saying that BJP workers have delivered on the promise to him that Holi celebrations will begin from March 10 itself.
“Under PM Modi’s leadership today, the BJP has got mandate in UP, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa. In these four states, people have given us their blessings,” incumbent CM Yogi Adityanath said praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.
BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya said that it is clear that people will make Narendra Modi Prime Minister again in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections after victories in Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Uttar Pradesh.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi said he humbly accepts the people’s verdict and extended best wishes to those who have won the mandate. He also thanked all Congress workers and volunteers for their hard work and dedication.
Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami, as per News18 sources, is now trailing more a larger margin now and is on the verge of losing from Khatima.
BJP state president Madan Kaushik has won from Haridwar, contesting for the fifth straight time from this seat, has won by a margin of 16,000 votes.
Opposition Congress campaign committee head and former chief minister Harish Rawat, 72, who contested a crucial political battle in his five-decade-old political career from Lalkuan in Uttarakhand’s Nainital district, has lost from the seat.
The ruling BJP secured a comfortable lead in Uttarakhand on Thursday with its candidates ahead in 44 assembly seats while the main opposition Congress was ahead in 22 seats, according to poll trends available.
For cabinet minister Bishan Singh Chupal, retaining the Didihat seat in Pithoragarh district is crucial. Chupal, who is seeking a sixth straight term from Didihat is facing strong anti-incumbency, which might come in his way of retaining Didihat for BJP.
On counting day, former Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat, in an interview with CNN-News18, said that the Congress party is confident of securing a winning number and will form the government in Uttarakhand.
Uttarakhand CM Pushkar Singh Dhami attended an online pooja with a priest stationed at the former’s constituency Khatima.
The BJP if reelected to power in Uttarakhand will constitute a committee to prepare a draft Uniform Civil Code soon after its new government is sworn in, Chief Minister Pushkar Singh Dhami promised on Saturday.