Hyderabad: Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao joined the political fraternity in congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the ‘phenomenal success’ of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly Elections.
“Respected Modi ji, I congratulate you on the phenomenal success of your party in UP and Uttarakhand assembly elections. I am sure this will inspire you to work with renewed energy towards the progress and prosperity of the nation,” KCR said in a letter addressed to the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister Modi was earlier inundated in a deluge of congratulatory messages from celebrities, politicians and admirers alike, all hailing him for the historic mandate given to the saffron party.
Breaking all previous records, the BJP bagged two-third majority in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand.
The BJP won with a clear majority in Uttarakhand with 57 seats in a 70-member assembly, ousting the Congress led by chief minister Harish Rawat and in Uttar Pradesh, the saffron party saw an unprecedented victory with 321 seats, while the Congress-Samajwadi party alliance bagged 54, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) got 19 and others 18.
While accepting the defeat in the politically-crucial state, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav congratulated the BJP for its victory and said the SP-Congress alliance will continue in future.