He called the elections in North east an unprecedented victory for the BJP as the party has bagged nearly 50% votes in all the states that went to polls in the recent past. "There are people here in Congress to handle the party in his absence", Patel said.
Fadnavis said the BJP is now in power in 21 states covering 78 per cent of geographical area of the country, and will repeat its historical win in the 2019 general elections as well.
Now, Twitter is having a field day with the shots that were fired at Rahul Gandhi on his Italy visit and Congress' performance in the Northeast Assembly elections by making #BhagodaRahul a trending topic on the social networking site.
If BJP chief Amit Shah is a student of post graduation then Congress president Rahul Gandhi is still in nursery class, Assam minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said today while comparing the two leaders' capability in politics.
Maharathy, a veteran BJD leader in coastal Puri district, had announced before the results of the Bijepur by-polls were announced that he would resign from the ministry if BJP won the seat.
He took potshots at arch-rivals SP and BSP on reports that they might join hands to take on the BJP in the next week's Lok Sabha bye-elections in Phulpur and Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh.
"The poll outcome is also a boost for forthcoming assembly election in Karnataka", the chief minister told reporters in Mumbai, a day after the BJP won Tripura, and is believed to be in reckoning to form governments with alliance partners in Nagaland and Meghalaya. "The victory in the North Eastern states will be celebrated with chief minister Devendra Fadnavis on Sunday morning". The main opposition Congress is in power in only four states - its lowest-ever tally - and that includes Mizoram and Puducherry.