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Assembly Elections 2017: Jaitley says BJP’s win reposes people’s faith in development

The BJP has won 99 seats in the 182-member assembly in Gujarat and 44 seats in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh.

india Updated: Dec 18, 2017 22:16 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP President Amit Shah, Arun Jaitley, Ananth Kumar and TC Gehlot at a felicitation function in New Delhi on Monday, after the party's win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections. (PTI Photo)

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Monday said the BJP’s victory in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh reaffirms people’s trust in the development agenda and policies of the Modi-government.

The BJP retained power in Gujarat and snatched Himachal Pradesh from the Congress. Results of the elections were announced on Monday.

“This victory reiterates pan India trust of people in the development agenda & policies of our government led by PM @narendramodi ji,” Jaitley said in a tweet.

In another tweet, he said election results show trust of the people in national development agenda of the BJP.

First Published: Dec 18, 2017 22:15 IST