BJP wrests power from Congress, but Prem Kumar Dhumal trails
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) looks set to wrest power from Congress in Himachal Pradesh as it leads in a majority of seats as the ruling party stares at a loss, according to Election Commission (EC) trends. The EC has so far declared results for six constituencies out of a total of 68.
The people have voted for development. The people want development and good governance. The people will pack off Siddaramaiah and his flock, Yeddyurappa further said.It is a clear mandate for the BJP in Himachal and Gujarat, Yeddyurappa further said. The mandate is a stamp of approval for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's policies and reforms, the BJP's strongman in Karnataka also said. Karnataka goes to polls in 2018. The BJP has already embarked on a Parivartan Yatra ahead of the elections. The BJP which lost power in 2013 is trying to win back the state