Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party bets on new conquests in 2019 poll after losses in 5 state
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Bharatiya Janata Party is counting on making significant gains in the country’s east and northeast after recent electoral losses in traditional strongholds put it on the back foot before the 2019 general elections.
PM Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party lost power in the states of Rajasthan, Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh this month, energizing the main opposition Congress party, which formed government in all three. The setbacks raised questions about Modi’s ability to replicate his landslide 2014 victory, the biggest mandate in 30 years.
While gains in the northeast and east, along with a steady performance in the Hindi-speaking heartland of the country will help the Bharatiya Janata Party returning to power, party President Amit Shah told at a gathering in Mumbai on Wednesday.
Despite this confidence, the Congress’s resurgence and attempts by the numerous opposition parties to join hands suggests the BJP may lose about 40 to 50 seats of the 282 seats that it has won in the last general election, according to calculations based on trends in state polls and estimates by politicians and analysts.
A single party or coalition must garner at least 272 seats in the 543-member lower house of parliament to form the government.
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