Celebrations begin as BJP sweeps Gujarat
Post by ANI on Thursday, December 8, 2022
Celebrations broke out in Gandhinagar as the BJP nears a record-breaking victory in Gujarat Assembly polls.
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel and state BJP chief CR Paatil exchanged sweets while celebrating the party's victory. The party workers played musical instruments and danced to celebrate the nearing victory.
The BJP is leading on 150 seats while the party has won five seats so far, according to the latest data by the Election Commission till 1.05 pm.
The party registered its first win in the Dahod constituency where Kanaiyalal Bachubhai Kishori won with a margin of nearly 30,000 votes.
Kishori, who was up against Congress' Harshadbhai Valchandbhai Ninama and Aam Aadmi Party's Dineshbhai Bhurabhai Muniya, received 72,660 votes with a 43.54 per cent vote share.
His Congress opponent, Ninama, got 43,310 votes and shared a vote percentage of 25.95, while AAP's Muniya got 34,010 votes with a 20.38 pc vote share.
The other seat on which the party won was the Petlad constituency, where BJP's Kamleshbhai Rameshbhai Patel secured 89,166 votes while Congress' Prakash Budhabhai Parmar got 71,212 votes.
The party also won the Mahuva seat. Mohanbhai Bhodiya won the elections defeating Congress' Geraiyia Dippakkumar.(ANI)