A day after the outcomes of the Uttar Pradesh meeting elections got here in favour of the Bhartiya Janata Occasion, Samajwadi Occasion chief Akhilesh Yadav thanked the individuals of UP for giving his celebration two and a half occasions extra seats than 2017 polls and an elevated voting proportion.
In a tweet, the previous UP CM wrote, “Heartfelt because of the individuals of UP for rising our seats by two and a half occasions and vote proportion by one and a half occasions! We have now proven that BJP seats might be lowered. This decline of BJP will proceed. Greater than half the confusion and delusion has been cleared, the remaining will occur in a couple of days. The battle will proceed in public curiosity.”
On Thursday, after the outcomes of the polls have been out, the incumbent BJP and its alliances received 273 seats, whereas Samajwadi Occasion, the principle challenger, might win solely 125 seats. The tally of SP rose from 47 seats in 2017 to 125 in 2022, whereas the tally of BJP declined from 326 to 273 seats.
Again in 2012 UP meeting polls, the Samajwadi Occasion had contested on 401 seats and bagged 29.13 % votes together with 224 seats. It was solely after this election that the SP shaped a majority authorities by itself within the state for the primary time. After this, the SP contested the 2017 elections in alliance with the Congress. The SP had fielded candidates on 311 seats and had bought 21.82 % votes, successful simply 47 seats. This time, the voteshare of the SP has elevated, however the celebration has didn’t cross the magic determine of 202 seats in UP Meeting.
This time, the Yadav-led SP had extensively campaigned towards the insurance policies of Yogi Adityanath’s authorities. The celebration had chosen smaller events for alliances.
The SP had additionally cast an alliance with Rashtriya Lok Dal within the Western a part of the state in an try to capitalise on the general public anger created by the farmers’ motion. The celebration had additionally banked upon points like inflation, stray cattle, previous pension and unemployment. However it appears that evidently these points didn’t work for the Samajwadi Occasion this time.
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