In a clean sweep for the Bharatiya Janata Party in the local body polls in Gujarat, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 109 of the 126 seats.
In Vapi Nagarpalika polls, BJP
won 41 seats and Congress
managed to win just three. In Surat-Kanakpur-Kansad nagarpalika polls, out of 28 seats, BJP
emerged victorious in 27 seats and Congress
barely managed to open its account.
Celebrations continue in the BJP
camp as it is riding high on the Narendra Modi
He tweeted, "I salute people of Gujarat
for continued trust in BJP.
BJP's great win in local polls shows people's strong faith in development politics.
Congratulations to BJP Gujarat
Karyakartas, Vijay Rupani
and Jitu Vaghani for their hardwork work across the state.
"Over the last few days we have seen the results of various polls, Parliamentary, Assembly & local polls across India. Be it the Northeast, West
Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat; BJP
has performed very well. I thank the people. These results across India illustrate that people want all-round progress of the nation and will not tolerate corruption and misgovernance," Modi tweeted.