The results of the Gujarat assembly elections were declared in December 2022 in which the defeated candidates filed a petition against the candidates who won their seats.
If the Congress were to vacate its place as the principal opposition, some other party was sure to step in and take its place, and that party may turn out to be far more toxic than the Congress party.
On Tuesday, the MLAs handed over the letter of support to the BJP to Governor Acharya Devvrat. While talking to the media, Dhaval Jhala said,
Vijayvargiya, who had been party in charge of West Bengal, said Communists ruled the eastern state for a long time (for 34 years), but their vote percentage kept decreasing in every election.
Senior Congress leaders complain that booth management is a serious issue.
BJP MLAs Kanubhai Desai, Rushikesh Patel, Raghavji Patel and Balwantsinh Rajput took oath as Cabinet ministers.
But in 37 seats in Gujarat itself, the BJP candidate received fewer votes than 2017. Of these seats, the Congress party won nine and AAP two.
BJP secured over 52 % of votes compared to 2017, loses 14 seats in Saurashtra, Central, North Gujarat
But in 37 seats in Gujarat itself, the BJP candidate received fewer votes than last year. Of these seats, the Congress party won 9 and AAP won two. Three were awarded to "others."
Besides the prime minister, Union Home Minister Amit Shah and CMs of other BJP-ruled states are set to attend the swearing-in ceremony, BJP sources said.
Patel won from the Ghatlodia constituency by a staggering margin of 1.91 lakh votes in the Gujarat Assembly elections this time.
The BJP registered a historic victory in Gujarat by clinching 156 seats in the 182-member House on Thursday, much higher than its tally of 99 seats in 2017.
Former Congress chief Rahul Gandhi, who is leading the Bharat Jodo Yatra, said the party will continue to fight for the ideals of the country as well as the rights of the people of the state.
Leaders of both parties analyse the impact of the saffron party sweep on Telangana politics even as the pink party eyes the national stage
Both Yogendra Yadav and Sanjay Raut standing for two different political entities have opined on AAP’s propensity to lance the Congress.
Gadhvi, who contested from Khambhalia seat, lost to BJP's Ayar Mulubhai Hardasbhai Bera, who polled 10 per cent more votes than the AAP leader.
Sources also added that the PM Modi shared many people-centric political initiatives stressing that the BJP stands for the nation and the people.
Out of 93 seats, 74 general seats, 06 Scheduled Caste,13 Scheduled Tribes, the Congress is contesting 90 seats, and its partner, the NCP, has fielded candidates in two seats.
However, two exit polls showed a dead heat between the BJP and the Congress in the state, where results could go either way.
Talking to reporters after casting his vote, the Union Home Minister appealed to people to carry forward and strengthen Gujarat's 'development model' through their votes.
The turnout appears on the lower side in comparison with the 2017 polls when the turnout was 66.95% for these constituencies.