New Delhi: On Saturday, according to the exit polls, Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi party (AAP) had comfortably defeated Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Delhi’s state assembly election.
It is said to be the alarming situation for Narendra Modi, Current Prime Minister of India. According to the five exit polls released, Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi party had secured a comfortable win by four of them forecasting on overall majority.
Last year Kejriwal resigned Delhi state government just in 49-day spell in charge, this situation raised questions on (AAP) and due to their anarchic spell of 49 days, they just got four seats in the general election.
Later Kejriwal apologized for leaving voters without an elected government for a year, he set his campaign for the Delhi state elections, BJP’s candidate for the chief minister was Kiran Bedi, who was the former policewoman.
“People want a corruption free and bribery free Delhi and I’m hopeful they will vote accordingly,” Kejriwal talking to the reporters as he went to vote.
Modi portrayed his rival as a “backstabber”, last time who left the government and betrayed voters.
After the exit polls were released, Bedi, pick for Chief Minister by BJP, “We must wait untill February 10 for the results. I can assure the truth will win and the exit poll results will change,” she told reporters.
Kejriwal raised huge rallies and his major concern in the campaign was against corruption, promises to lower utility bills and free wifi for Delhi’s 17 million residents.
This defeat for BJP would rise the political temperature in India, let’s see what new BJP will introduce, on the other hand AAP is likely to stop pushing through reforms on issues such as land acquisition and foreign direct investment in the capital.