He said that these states were earlier misruled by either Communists or by the Congress which have now been finding ground to stand upon. The resultant broader narrative that started catching the imagination of the masses was that of anti-incumbency.
The Chief Minister said when it comes to Northeast, the Prime Minister has always accorded great importance to its development. The Left had no one to match Himanta's charisma in the vicinity.
The BJP was zero here in 2013 now may have solace by winning just 2 seats in 60 member House. Christianity is a major religion in Nagaland, Mizoram and Meghalaya, while Muslims have a significant share of population in Assam. This is because of the obvious charge or description the BJP's rivals and critics reserve for the saffron party's ideology as that of trying to push nothing but the "Hindutva" agenda, and the perception about the resultant polarisation on religious lines.
In Nagaland too, the picture has become clear today.
The Church's diktat, however, had no impact at all.
While the loss in Rajasthan is being attributed to the Padmavat controversy which had enraged the Rajputs who accused BJP of not doing enough to stall the release of the movie, the loss in Madhya Pradesh is being seen as a wave of mistrust against the party in power.
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The DUP leader welcomed the Prime Minister's pledge that one of her five tests for a Brexit deal was "strengthening the Union". But she added: "Unlike some politicians, I have actually been straight with people because there are choices to be made".
BJP's clean sweep in the northern and central Indian states in 2014 general election was based on the premise that the government will bring back "accche din", something which this time around might bring the downfall of its own creator. Sarma said that Gandhi sent four senior leaders of the party without doing any calculation to stake their claim to form next government.
Though with 21 seats, Congress emerged as the single largest party in Meghalaya and met the governor last night to convey that it should be invited first to form the government, and was in talks with UDP-HSPDP combine besides NCP and others for a possible arrangement, the UDP finally chose to side with the NPP following negotiations led by the BJP's NEDA convenor Himanta Biswa Sarma in state capital Shillong.
"Stressing that Chief Ministerial candidate Conrad Sangma and his NPP have promised division of Meghalaya, he asked: ". what is Modiji's take on it?"
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He said that in Nagaland, the BJP is in government with NPF - yet it fought the assembly election in alliance with its opposition party NDPP.
CPM, which is the largest party of the Left Front, has been reduced to a mere nine seats in the Lok Sabha, a sharp decline from 43 members in 2005 and 15 in 2009. Of them, 19 went to the Nationalist People's Party (NPP), six to the United Democratic Party (UDP) and two to the BJP.