Narendra Modi leads BJP victory celebration in Delhi after historic UP win

After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s landslide victory in assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led a victory roadshow in Delhi on Sunday. In images
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to the crowd at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi. Photos: PTI
  • BJP crossed the 300 mark (winning 312 seats) in Uttar Pradesh for the first time in history, and was also victorious in Uttarakhand with 57 seats.
  • “BJP massive election victory has forced political pundits to introspect”, says Modi in his address to party workers at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi.
  • Narendra Modi (centre) is being garlanded by party leaders at BJP headquarters in New Delhi.
  • BJP chief Amit Shah welcomes Modi at the party headquarters to celebrate the victory in UP and Uttrakhand Assembly elections, in New Delhi on Sunday. “Results in five states will takes the BJP forward from its historic win in 2014 general elections”, said Shah in his address to party workers.
  • The assembly polls are being seen as a referendum on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s popularity and his reforms, particularly demonetisation.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s strong showing in the Assembly election results has been largely credited to a Modi wave spreading across the country. BJP crossed the 300 mark (winning 312 seats) in Uttar Pradesh for the first time in history, and also rose victorious in Uttarakhand with 57 seats.