In the recently-held polls, the BJP retained power in Uttar Pradesh by winning 255 of the 403 assembly seats, while the SP won 111 seats.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath played holi with full enthusiasm with colour and flower petals amidst slogans of 'Yogi Yogi' and 'Jai Shri Ram'.
Three held for allegedly pelting stones on BJP supporters during poll victory celebration in Uttar Pradesh
Bulldozer had become a part of the BJP's election campaign with Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath mentioning it frequently in his speeches.
The BJP saw a marginal increase in its support among the Muslim voters as compared to the 2017 Assembly elections.
Heads roll in Uttar Pradesh Congress after poor results, electronic media coordinator Zeeshan Haider expelled
After Congress' dismal showing in the polls, Zeeshan Haider had blamed people close to Priyanka Gandhi for the poor performance.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his leadership and guidance.
Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath chairs last meeting of outgoing Cabinet, thanks people for support in polls
The BJP and its alliance partners bagged 273 of 403 Assembly seats in the elections, the results of which were announced on Thursday.
The thumping victory of the BJP in UP puts aside the narratives of double anti-incumbency against the double engine government.
BJP with its allies was winning or leading in 274 seats out of 403, becoming the first party in over three decades to form a government for a second consecutive time in Uttar Pradesh.
Congress relegated to margins in UP: Its seat tally down to 2 from 7, vote share to 2.35% from 6.25%
While Congress' seats tally came down to two from seven in 2017, its vote share declined to 2.35 per cent from 6.25 per cent.
Akhilesh Yadav remained in the party office till Thursday evening monitoring the poll results in which his party-led alliance lost to the BJP-headed coalition.
Outside the BJP office in Lucknow, some excited supporters were spotted riding on a bulldozer with saffron flags to celebrate the party's victory in the elections.
AIFB, IUML and LJP could not manage to get any votes, and their vote share stood at 0.00 per cent, according to the ECI website.
Mayawati claims that several high-profile criminals and mafia dons landed behind bars during her terms in office.
SP claimed that the car carrying 10,000 plain ballot papers was trying to enter a strong room in Azamgarh after switching off its headlights.
AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said Congress fought the 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections with full force.
The BJP is attempting fraud as the SP-led alliance is going to win the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, SP chief Akhilesh Yadav said.
The workers of the two parties alleged that the person was tampering with the EVMs and demanded an investigation into the incident.
The election results - which will come out on March 10 - from the neighbouring state will directly or indirectly impact political groups in Bihar, be it the NDA or the Grand Alliance.
EVMs were marked for training of officials for counting duty, clarifies EC on Akhilesh Yadav's allegation
The UP CEO office said that all the EVMs used for voting are sealed inside the strongroom and secured in a three-tier security cordon of the central paramilitary forces.