PM Narendra Modi (Photo Credit: File image)
With latest trends showing an easy victory on JMM alliance in the Jharkhand Assembly Polls, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday took to Twitter to congratulated Hemant Soren, who is all set to become the next chief minister of the state. PM Modi wrote, "Congratulations to Hemant Soren Ji and the JMM-led alliance for the victory in the Jharkhand polls. Best wishes to them in serving the state." He also thanked the people of Jharkhand for giving Bharatiya Janata Party opportunity to serve the people of the state.
“I thank the people of Jharkhand for having given @BJP4India the opportunity to serve the state for many years. I also applaud the hardworking Party Karyakartas for their efforts. We will continue serving the state and raising people-centric issues in the times to come,” PM Modi wrote in another tweet.
BJP president Amit Shah also said that his party respects the mandate of Jharkhand voters, as it lost to the rival JMM-Congress alliance in the assembly elections.
In a tweet, Shah also expressed his gratitude to the people of Jharkhand for giving the BJP a chance to govern the state for five years and asserted that his party remains committed to its development.
He also lauded BJP workers for their “untiring” efforts in the assembly polls.
As per the latest trends, the BJP has won or is ahead in 25 seats while the rival JMM-Congress alliance appears set to win a majority of seats in the 81-member state assembly.
The BJP had won 37 seats in the 2014 assembly polls.