- Tag results for UP_poll_results
The BSP supremo on Saturday had blamed tampering of EVMs for defeat in UP poll results.
The BJP-led alliance swept all the eight assembly segments falling under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Lok Sabha constituency.
The mood at the Congress headquarters was not upbeat even as the party has marked victory in Punjab.
Shah claimed that the state verdict would change the course of politics and herald the “politics of performance” in the country.
Akhilesh Yadav met the Governor at the Raj Bhawan and was asked to continue as caretaker Chief Minister till the next government is sworn in, officials said.
The electoral gains sent a clear message that the party with PM Modi at Raisina Hills has moved beyond Vajpayee government’s performance in 2002.
The exit polls predicted a hung assembly in Uttar Pradesh where BJP would emerge as the largest single party, winning anywhere between 164 and 210 of the 403 seats.