Holi comes early for BJP after sweeping Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand

Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP trounced rivals SP-Congress and BSP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, getting two-thirds majority in the 403-seat Assembly.

FP Staff March 12, 2017 09:33:50 IST
Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP trounced rivals SP-Congress and BSP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, getting two-thirds majority in the 403-seat Assembly. PTI
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Riding on the Modi wave, the BJP trounced rivals SP-Congress and BSP in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls, getting two-thirds majority in the 403-seat Assembly. PTI
The BJP bagged 312 seats while its allies Apna Dal and SBSP won nine and four seats each respectively. PTI
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The BJP bagged 312 seats while its allies Apna Dal and SBSP won nine and four seats each respectively. PTI
SP, on the other hand, won 47 seats and its ally Congress got only seven seats. The BSP, however, finished last with 19 seats on the tally. PTI
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SP, on the other hand, won 47 seats and its ally Congress got only seven seats. The BSP, however, finished last with 19 seats on the tally. PTI
The victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand heralded an early Holi for the Bharatiya Janata Party across India. PTI
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The victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand heralded an early Holi for the Bharatiya Janata Party across India. PTI