While the Bharatiya Janata Party thanked the public along with Prime Ministe Narendra Modi for the party’s resounding victory, the Congress party opined that people of the state had voted mainly on the issue of nationalism.
BJP State president Ajay Bhatt, who also won from the Nainital-Udham Singh Nagar constituency thanked the public, PM Modi and the BJP national president Amit Shah for the win. He said that the party workers had made an incomparable contribution to the party’s victory.
On the other hand, accepting defeat gracefully, the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) president, Pritam Singh said the people of Uttarakhand voted on the issue of nationalism. He said that the Congress party would review the reasons for the debacle in these elections. He however added that the congress workers and leaders fought the elections valiantly but the people voted for the BJP. Singh said that Congress accepts the verdict of the people and the party would carry the role of opposition with perfection.