After BJP registered the party’s big win in 3 state elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Chhattisgarh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a targeted the opposition saying that the latter tried to “divide the country on caste lines during the elections”.
“In this election, there were efforts to divide the country based on castes. I kept saying that for me, four castes are important – nari shakti (women empowerment), yuva shakti (youth empowerment), kisan (farmers) and gareeb parivaar (poor families),” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while speaking at the BJP headquarters in Delhi.
PM Modi said that the party’s win was “historical and unprecedented”. He further said, “Today, the resolution of Atmanirbhar Bharat has won, the idea of preference for the deprived has won, the idea of the development of states for the development of the country has won.”
In a resounding victory, the BJP attained a majority in Madhya Pradesh, and Congress-ruled states Rajasthan and Chhattisgarh in the 2023 assembly elections. It also improved its tally in the southern state of Telangana where it has had limited presence.
Prime Minister Modi also said that the incumbent parties were thrown out of power in Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh, and Telangana “because it was against the youth and had scams in its tenure.” Referring to the wins in three states, the prime minister asserted that the “hattrick of victories” has guaranteed BJP’s hattrick of wins for the Lok Sabha elections.