BJP has won 69 seats out of 78 seats in Western India. It has made a clean sweep by winning all the 26 seats in Gujarat, has won 42 seats alongwith Shiv Sena in Maharashtra, two seats in Goa, one seat in Daman & Diu and one in Dadar Nagar.
Congress’ bigwigs’ bit dust in the western part of the country. Union Ministers Praful Patel (Bhandara-Gondiya) and Sushil Kumar Shinde (Sholapur) in Maharashtra while Shanker Singh Waghela (Sabarkantha) in Gujarat lost their seats. Chhagan Bhujwal (Nasik), controversial minister in Maharashtra faced humiliating defeat.
“Congress is completely wiped out by Modi Tsunami. We will continue to work hard and Congress-NCP alliance will be dethroned in the forthcoming Assembly elections of Maharashtra. CM Prithviraj Chavan and Dy CM Ajit Pawar should immediately resign by taking the moral responsibility of the rout.” : Vinod Tawade, Leader of Opposition, Legislative Council Maharashtra.