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Assembly polls were fought on state govts' performance: Rajnath on results

He also pointed out the Congress-led grand alliance was heading to a "huge defeat" in Telangana, where the TRS appears set to retain to power with a big majority

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh

With election trends showing reverses for the BJP, senior party leader and Home Minister Tuesday said the polls were fought on the basis of the performance of state governments, rejecting the notion that the results would be a reflection on the Modi government.


He also pointed out the Congress-led grand alliance was heading to a "huge defeat" in Telangana, where the TRS appears set to retain to power with a big majority.
 

Talking to reporters outside Parliament, he also offered his congratulations to all the winning parties and candidates.

 

As per trends, the Congress was comfortable ahead of the ruling BJP in Chhattisgarh and has an edge over it in Rajasthan. Both parties were locked in a neck and neck race in while the Congress appeared to be losing power in to Mizo National Front.

First Published: Tue, December 11 2018. 12:26 IST