Gujarat Assembly Election 2022: Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the people of Gujarat after the saffron party returned to power with a thumping majority. Addressing a program at the party headquarters in Delhi, he thanked the people of Gujarat for their unprecedented support. He also took the occasion to express his happiness over the victory of his party’s leader and Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel by a record margin to continue in office.
Notably, Patel defeated his nearest Congress rival Ami Yagni from Ghatlodiya seat by nearly two lakh votes. According to the data updated by the Election Commission of India (ECI), he got a total of 213,530 votes as against Yagik’s 21,267 votes.
Modi also hit out at the Congress during his address, saying the saffron camp won with their “vision” and the Gujarat election results clearly proved that people were unhappy with “dynasty politics” and rising corruption.
As the BJP has been shown the door in the state of Himachal Pradesh, PM Modi has yet again thanked the voters. As per the final results in the state, the Congress won 40 of the 68 seats in the Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, while the saffron had to be content with only 25 seats.
Key quotes of PM Modi’s victory speech after Gujarat results:
- I had told the people of Gujarat that this time Narendra’s record should be broken. I promised that Narendra will work hard so that Bhupendra can break Narendra’s record. Gujarat has broken all records by giving the biggest mandate to BJP in the history of Gujarat.
- “Youth vote only when they have confidence and see the work of the government. Today, when the youth have voted for BJP in large numbers, the message behind it is very clear that the youth have tested, tested and trusted our work.
- “The Gujarat results have proved how strong is the will of the common man for a developed India. The message is clear that whenever there is a challenge before the country, people repose faith in the BJP.
- “In the last eight years, the country has focused on the development of modern infrastructure along with empowering the poor. We have come out with a broad goal of nation building, so we don’t make any announcement just looking at the political gains and losses of five years.
- “The last few elections should be analyzed on a larger canvas. Those who call themselves neutral, who need to be neutral, where do they stand, when and how do they change colours? And how they play the game, it is very important for the country to know.