Mumbai- Maharashtra’s opposition Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) and different events on Saturday erupted into celebrations after the Karnataka Assembly election outcomes that noticed the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party get its worst-ever ballot drubbing and the Congress sweeping to energy there.
Leading the cost, a grinning Shiv Sena-UBT President Uddhav Thackeray stated that what has began in Karnataka will “now be continued in Maharashtra” the place the BJP shall be thrown out.
“We have thrown them (BJP) out of Karnataka, they will be ousted even from Maharashtra. The people have not supported the BJP’s politics of violence and religion and now it has been removed from the entire southern part of India, ” Thackeray stated.
State Congress President Nana Patole stated that Rahul Gandhi’s ‘Bharat Jodo Yatra’ has modified the political path within the nation and that is mirrored within the Karnataka end result.
“Karnataka has defeated the BJP’s corrupt double-engine of Delhi’s lies and 40 per cent loot, the bigotry, authoritarianism and caste-religion politics, misusing the ED, IT, CBI, filing fake cases against political rivals, etc. The Congress contested on people’s issues like inflation, unemployment, rampant corruption, etc, which have been accepted by the people, ” he stated.
Nationalist Congress Party chief spokesperson Mahesh Tapase stated that Karnataka has “permanently slammed shut the doors of entire south India on the BJP” by electing the Congress.
“The Karnataka people have jettisoned religion, caste, corruption and embraced secularism and development by choosing the Congress with full majority. It is a personal defeat of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and victory of all secular forces, ” he stated.
Shiv Sena-UBT’s nationwide Spokesperson Kishore Tiwari stated that “Karnataka spells the beginning of the end of Modi era, and this BJP-bulldozing trend will snowball even in 2023-2024, and all credit for the debacle goes to the hostile leadership of Modi-Shah and their communal campaign aimed at destroying social harmony”.
Deputy Leader of Sena-UBT Dr. Raghunath Kuchik stated “BJP’s Lanka has been burnt” in all the south with the Karnataka outcomes, and its repercussions shall be felt throughout India and within the 2024 Lok Sabha polls, they usually can’t blame anybody else for his or her rout.
Ex-CMs and senior Congress leaders Ashok Chavan and Prithviraj Chavan lauded the folks of Karnataka for his or her sensible resolution to reject the BJP outright together with its politics of caste-religion, money-muscle energy and dictatorial attitudes.
“The divine stick makes no sound. People wanted development, jobs, peace, security and inclusiveness. But the BJP played politics in the name of God and religion which is a purely personal matter. The masses stood behind the Congress’s forward-looking manifesto, ” stated Ashok Chavan.
Prithviraj Chavan stated that Karnataka folks have been extraordinarily sad with the BJP’s rule for 4 years as no person bothered about them, however simply earlier than the elections, there was a jamboree of big-bang mega-events and inaugurations, although “Modi’s charisma seems to have faded and jaded”.
“This will be reflected in the other three states Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh’s upcoming elections and will have repercussions in Maharashtra and Lok Sabha polls in 2024, ” he stated.
State Samajwadi Party President Abu Asim Azmi stated that “the drama of hatred” did not work and the folks of Karnataka have cleared their state of the atermites of communalism’.
“The BJP had usurped power on the basis of lies and hatred, and now the people understand the difference between the politics of division and development. This heralds an era of change even for other states, ” stated Azmi.
Congress state General Secretary Sachin Sawant termed it as “a victory of the divisive hate-politics of BJP and acceptance of Rahul Gandhi and Mallikarjun Kharge’s politics of love and inclusivity” by the folks of Karnataka.
All India Kisan Sabha President and CPI-M chief Dr. Ashok Dhawale stated that the folks of Karnataka have given their verdict towards the BJP’s misrule, corruption and the communal agenda pursued by PM Modi himself in the course of the ballot marketing campaign, plus the robust disenchantment of the plenty resulting in an anti-incumbency issue that helped Congress get a decisive victory.
Patole added that Rahul Gandhi spent 21 days in Karnataka in the course of the BJY, crossed 51 meeting seats of which 39 are gained at present, “thus, changing the face of national politics”.
Meanwhile, Congress Working President Naseem Khan, Rajan Bhosle, Hussain Dalwai, Pramod More, Vinay Rane, Zeeshan Ahmed, Muzaffar Hussain, and others celebrated with ‘dhol tasha’, distributing sweets, and elevating slogans on the state social gathering headquarters this afternoon.