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'Modi Magic' lock seen at doors of defeated SP candidate in Lucknow

ANI  |  Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India] 

The poll season in never seize to amaze as in an incident, a lock outside a candidate had 'Modi Magic' in-scripted on it, thus in a way describing the former's situation in after Prime Minister Modi-led swept the state in the recently held assembly elections.

The lock was found hanging outside the door of candidate Ravidas Mehrotra, who was vacating the residence allotted to him by the after the party faced defeat in the recent assembly polls.

Mehrotra contested the elections from the Central constituency, the seat he had won in 2012. However, this time he was defeated by Brijesh Pathak of the

Several party leaders vacated there house allotted by the and are shifting to their native place.

"The party has been defeated and now we don't have any right to stay in this house. I have even submitted my resignation. I have not received any notice to vacate the house but still it's my liability to vacate this house and I have done that. Now, I am going back to my home town," said another leader Sripati Sinha.

The swearing-in ceremony of the new Chief Minister will be held at Lucknow's Smriti Upwan on March 19.

Prime Minister Modi and president Amit Shah will attend the ceremony.

The party insiders said the next Chief Minister's name will be announced on Saturday after the Legislative Party meeting in

The BJP-plus, which won 325 seats in the 403-member Assembly, will meet at 5 pm on Saturday to pick the next Chief Minister.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, March 17 2017. 15:54 IST