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PM Modi says victory for 'pro-poor' politics after BJP takes commanding lead in Maha civic polls

News Agencies | First published: 28 November 2016, 20:51 IST
PM Modi says victory for 'pro-poor' politics after BJP takes commanding lead in Maha civic polls
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With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in a commanding position in the first phase of municipal council polls in Maharashtra, PM Narendra Modi today thanked the people of the state for placing their faith in the party and also hailed the efforts of Chief Minsiter Devendra Fadnavis.

"I laud BJP Karyakartas, CM @Dev_Fadnavis & @raosahebdanve. Their grassroot level work ensured people place their valued trust in BJP," he said in a series of tweets.

Thanking the people of Maharashtra for placing their faith in BJP, Prime Minister Modi said that this is a win for pro-poor & development politics of BJP.

BJP Chief Amit Shah, however, took a swing at the opposition saying that the results are a wake-up call for them.

"BJP has emerged as the largest party, I thank people of Maharashtra for their continued support and faith in BJP's development politics. Maharashtra result should be a wakeup call for opposition attempting to mislead people on #Demonetisation, a decision in national interest," he tweeted.

 
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