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UP civic poll results show people have embraced economic

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Hailing his party's big win in the civic polls, chief today said the had made it clear that the people had embraced the economic reforms and rejected the politics of casteism, appeasement and dynasty.

In a statement, he also claimed that the people's support for the saffron party would be the same in the upcoming Assembly polls and that the would be repeated on December 18, when the verdict of the and elections would be out.

"This unprecedented win in the civic polls is another example of the people's unshakable faith in Prime Minister Modi's vision and the BJP's politics of performance," Shah said.

In an obvious reference to the Goods and Services (GST), he said it was clear from the poll that the people had embraced the economic reforms of the BJP-led central

Shah said the opposition -- the SP, and -- were decimated in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls, while pointing out that the had lost heavily from Rae Bareli and Amethi, the Lok Sabha constituencies of its president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi respectively.

The people were in favour of development and had constantly rejected negative and parochial politics, the chief said, adding that all sections of the society, especially the Dalits, backwards and the poor, had supported the saffron party.

The appeared set for a massive victory in the Uttar Pradesh civic polls today with its candidates winning or leading in 14 out of the 16 mayoral seats in the state.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 18:50 IST