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Beginning of end has started: Mamata

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

The beginning of the end had started, tweeted (TMC) today, soon after the reports of the and bypoll results started coming in.

She congratulated both (BSP) supremo (SP) on

"Great victory. Congratulations to Mayawati Ji and @yadavakhilesh Ji for #UPByPolls. The beginning of the end has started (sic)," Banerjee tweeted.

The minister also congratulated for winning the bypolls in

"Together We are fighting. we shall fight & We will Win (sic)," Prasad replied, thanking "Didi" in his tweet.

CPI(M) also welcomed the outcome of the bypolls and said it would have its impact on next year's Lok Sabha polls.

"The SP and BSP coming together has helped the voters express their anger against the BJP governments in and at the Centre. The result is an indicator and it will have its impact in 2019. Both the SP and the BSP had age-old differences between them, but they were kept aside for the sake of democracy and to defeat the BJP and its anti-people policies," he told

D Raja also said the results showed that the BJP was not invincible.

"These (bypoll) results would have an impact on the thinking of all the secular, democratic parties so that they evolve a proper electoral tactic, keeping in view the objective of defeating the BJP," he told

The SP, supported by the BSP, is set to win both the Gorakhpur and Phulpur Lok Sabha seats in In Bihar, the RJD won the seats, while the BJP won the seat.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 17:40 IST