LIVE: ‘Gujarat is with BJP’s agenda,’ says Modi on winning local body polls

The BJP received all 31 district panchayats, 70 out of eighty one municipalities and was far in advance of main rival Congress in 231 taluka panchayats as counting for the second phase of community physique polls in Gujarat was underway on Tuesday. The success follows the BJP’s clean sweep in elections for 6 municipal firms in the 1st phase previous thirty day period. 

Key Minister Narendra Modi tweeted expressing, “Results of the Nagar Palika, Taluka Panchayat and District Panchayat polls throughout Gujarat give a crystal very clear concept- Gujarat is firmly with the BJP’s agenda of advancement and excellent governance. I bow to the men and women of Gujarat for the unwavering religion and passion in the direction of BJP”.

Senior Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday asserted that her celebration, if voted to energy in Assam, will deliver a new law to “nullify” the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) in the condition.

Meanwhile, India’s trade deficit in merchandise widened to $12.88 billion in February from $ten.16 billion during the exact period of time a yr before, preliminary information produced by the governing administration on Tuesday showed.

Earlier in the day, the Election Commission these days issued the notification for the 1st phase of the elections in 47 Assembly constituencies of Assam, officials stated. Elections for the 126-member Assam Assembly will be held in three phases as for each Chief Election Commissioner Sunil Arora. The counting for all phases will just take place on May well two.

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