BJP leader Shrikant Sharma said he is not in the race for UP chief ministership but will “not run away” if the party entrusts him with any responsibility.
Sharma trounced his nearest rival, leader of Congress parliamentary party Pradeep Mathur, by a record margin of over one lakh votes.
“The victory is of the Modi-Amit Shah combine, but it signifies the faith that people have developed for the Prime Minister,” the national spokesperson of the BJP said, adding that it shows that people were eagerly waiting to get rid of “corruption, bad governance and criminalization”.
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