BJP put up good fight in Assembly polls: UP CM Adityanath

Patna (Bihar): Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Wednesday said the BJP “put up a good fight” in the assembly elections that took place in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan recently.

Addressing media persons here, he said, “In Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan people tried to spread lies but despite that, we put up a good fight under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The support the people extended to us made the fight easier for us.”

“Victory and defeat are the two sides of a coin called democracy. We did not question the authenticity of democratic means and EVMs,” added Yogi.

BSP on Wednesday extended its support to the Congress party in Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan to help the party form the government in the states.

Speaking exclusively to ANI, Mayawati said, “Even though we don’t agree with many of Congress’ policies, we have agreed to support them in Madhya Pradesh and if need in Rajasthan too.”

In the 230-member strong Legislative Assembly of Madhya Pradesh, BJP got 109 seats; Congress has got 114 seats, Samajwadi Party one, and BSP two seats. Independents have won four seats.

In the 199-seat Assembly of Rajasthan, Congress has bagged 99 seats, while BJP 73 seats, CPI-M two, BSP six, Independents 13 and others six seats.