Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Monday said the victory of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Assembly elections for Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat was a clear endorsement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s governance, developmental and economic agenda.
Mufti took to Twitter to congratulate the party on the twin victory, and said, “The election results in Himachal Pradesh & Gujarat are a clear endorsement of PM @narendramodi’s governance, developmental & economic agenda. Hearty congratulations @BJP4India.”
Mufti’s People Democratic Party (PDP) and the BJP have been allies in governing the state of Jammu and Kashmir since March, 2015.
In today’s assembly election results, the BJP continued its winning streak in Gujarat, bagging 99 out of 182 seats in the state assembly.
In Himachal Pradesh, the party overthrew Congress from the government, by claiming 44 out of 68 seats in the assembly. (ANI)