Assembly polls: 'It is a win for democracy over brute force and intimidation,' says Modi

File photo of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Mar 03, 2018, 11.48 AM (IST)

 

After an impressive win in Tripura and Nagaland Assembly polls, prime minister Narendra Modi thanked people for reposing faith in the positive and development-oriented agenda of the NDA and added that people do not have time or respect for negative, disruptive and disconnected politics of any kind.

 

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 In a series of tweets on the outcome of assembly polls in Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya, he said the victory of the BJP in Tripura is not an ordinary electoral victory.
"This journey from Shunya to Shikhar (zero to top) has been made possible due to a solid development agenda and the strength of our organisation. I bow to every BJP karyakarta for working assiduously on the ground for years," the prime minister said.

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''The victory in Tripura is as much an ideological one," he said and added "It is a win for democracy over brute force and intimidation. Today peace and non-violence has prevailed over fear."

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He also said , "2018 Tripura election will be remembered as an epoch-making one! What my sisters and brothers of Tripura have done is extraordinary. No words will be enough to thank them for the phenomenal support towards @BJP4Tripura. We will leave no stone unturned in transforming Tripura.''

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He thanked the people of Nagaland for supporting BJP and its allies. "I assure my sisters and brothers of Nagaland that we will continue to work for the progress and prosperity of Nagaland. I applaud the tireless work of the local BJP unit," he said.

He said the welfare of Meghalaya is of utmost importance for his government.  

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BJP made a historic win in Tripura as they won twenty-eight seats with lead in seven seats in the 60-member Tripura Assembly, while its ally Indigenous People's Front of Tripura has won seven seats and is ahead in one other.