Besides the influence of Modi wave in India, eastern zone has seen a huge loss. BJP+ is able to grab only 13 seats out of the total of 88 seats (Assam: 7, Odisha: 1, Arunachal: 1, Meghalaya: 1, West Bengal: 2).. BJD and TMC, on the other hand has won 20 and 36 seats from Odisha and West Bengal, respectively. BJP inroad in NE States is a major gain.
Soon after the results, Assam’s Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has offered to resign.
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“We congratulate the leadership of Narendra Modi who has led the NDA to a record victory. We are confident that under his leadership the country will witness a stable and inclusive government that will reflect the aspirations of the people of the country.” – North East Regional Parties Front