Assembly election results: BJP, Congress workers celebrate victories of local candidates, Narendra Modi address saffron party

 Assembly election results: BJP, Congress workers celebrate victories of local candidates, Narendra Modi address saffron party

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses his supporters after the party's victory in both Haryana and Maharashtra Assembly polls at BJP headquarters in New Delhi. PTI

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda recieves a certificate from the ECI after his victory from Garhi Sampla Kiloi constituency in Rohtak. PTI

Former Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda receives a certificate from the ECI after his victory from Garhi Sampla Kiloi constituency in Rohtak. PTI

BJP workers celebrated their victory in Maharashtra Assembly election, outside the party office in Mumbai. PTI

BJP workers celebrated their victory in the Maharashtra Assembly election, outside the party office in Mumbai. PTI

In the first Assembly elections after the BJP's triumph in the Lok Sabha polls in May, the saffron party's electoral juggernaut met with some resistance in Maharashtra and Haryana with a resurgent Congress performing creditably in the northern state. The Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) was set to emerge as the single largest party in Haryana followed by the Congress. PTI

The saffron party's electoral juggernaut met with some resistance in Maharashtra and Haryana with a resurgent Congress performing creditably in the northern state. The Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as the single largest party in Haryana followed by the Congress. PTI

The BJP-Shiv Sena coalition was Thursday on course to retain power albeit with a reduced majority in Maharashtra where the opposition Congress-NCP alliance put up a good show while BJP-ruled Haryana appeared headed for a hung assembly and JJP chief Dushyant Chautala set to become the kingmaker. Election officials carry out counting of votes for the Maharashtra assembly election results, at a counting centre at Worli. PTI

Election officials carry out counting of votes for the Maharashtra assembly election results, at a counting centre at Worli, Mumbai. PTI

Congress supporters celebrated a party candidate's win in the Assembly election, in Haryana's Karnal. PTI

Congress supporters celebrating a party candidate's win in the Assembly election in Haryana's Karnal. PTI

BJP candidate from Gharaunda, Harvinder Singh Kalyan celebrated his win in the Assembly election, in Karnal. PTI

BJP candidate from Gharaunda, Harvinder Singh Kalyan celebrated his win in the Assembly election, in Haryana's Karnal. PTI

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur (centre) and Ministers Mahinder Singh and Suresh Bhardwaj along with the supporters celebrate their victory in Dharamshala and Pacchad bye-elections, in Shimla. PTI

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur (centre) and Ministers Mahinder Singh and Suresh Bhardwaj along with the supporters celebrate their victory in Dharamshala and Pacchad bye-elections, in Shimla. PTI

Karimganj: BJP candidate Bijoy Malakar for Ratabari constituencies seat with party members after his win in the bye-election, in Karimganj district of Assam. PTI

Karimganj: BJP candidate Bijoy Malakar for Ratabari constituencies seat with party members after his win in the bye-election, in Karimganj district of Assam. PTI

The maiden Block Development Council (BDC) election in Jammu and Kashmir recorded a 98.3 per cent turnout on Thursday, with Congress, NC and PDP boycotting the first electoral exercise after abrogation of the state's special status. PTI

The maiden Block Development Council (BDC) election in Jammu and Kashmir recorded a 98.3 percent turnout on Thursday, with Congress, NC and PDP boycotting the first electoral exercise after abrogation of the state's special status. PTI

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Updated Date: Oct 24, 2019 22:47:33 IST