Narendra Modi looks set to get his hat-trick; what is being watched keenly is whether he will be able to match his 2007 tally of 117 seats.
Here are some reactions on the election results in Gujarat:
P Chidambaram, Finance minister: “The Congress is a winner in Gujarat, we have been able to contain BJP and Modi to under 117 seats.”
Ali Anwar, JD(U) MP: “What is proved by his win…what does that have to do with us? When they discuss the candidates with us, we will share our feedback. We are a secular country…a leader must exhibit secular credentials.”
Abhishek Manu Singhvi, Congress Spokesperson: “Yes, Gujarat has gone Mr Modi’s way…but the result does not mean he has gained national acceptability”.
Ravishankar Prasad, BJP spokesperson: “This is third continuous victory of Narendrabhai and the BJP in Gujarat inspite of not only a very strong but also vicious campaign against him.”
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Source : NDTV