The BJP, however, is seeking to oust the Congress from the southern state and is banking upon its old warhorse and former chief minister Y S Yeddyurappa, whom it has presented as its face for the Karnataka election.
For a Hindu nationalist party like the BJP to win over these electorates was "surprising", said Pradip Kumar Datta, a professor of political theory at New Delhi's Jawaharlal Nehru University.
The Congress seemed to have abdicated to the extent that party president Rahul Gandhi came to campaign in Tripura only on the last day of electioneering.
Asking the party to adopt a 360-degree strategy to win polls, Modi said on Saturday: "I have full faith that our party chief will decide what is to be done.and how we have to move ahead".
My honest thanks to each and every Congress worker who toiled for the party.
A verity of factors, not limited to anti-incumbency, led the BJP claiming victory in Tripura and could see the party form governments in Meghalaya and Nagaland, post-election the way it did in Manipur previous year.
Showcasing a noteworthy performance, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and associates swept - Tripura and Nagaland with a thrashing majority. The Congress which emerged as the single largest party winning 21 assembly seats is short of ten seats to get an absolute majority in the 60 member assembly.
While NDPP with 17 seats and BJP with 12, became 29.
He said that the IPFT would also seek a separate block for its MLAs in the Assembly unless it was given "respectable" positions in the state Cabinet. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) was in power in Tripura for more than two decades. In this time, he not only established the grassroots organisation of the party but also reinvented existing platforms and established others to make them representative of the demographic profile of the state, particularly bringing in the tribals, who were suffering from an acute sense of cultural and economic alienation.
This came moments after the lone Independent candidate Tongpang Ozukum declared his letter of support to the BJP-NDPP which gave the NDPP-BJP alliance the magic number boost.
In Nagaland, which witnessed violence in some parts before, during and after elections, it is expected that hectic parleys are likely to take place in the next few days.
Moving on to Meghalaya, Surjewala said every discordant party that fought BJP and each other, "ideologically-politically-electorally", is sewn up to form the government at any cost - NPP+UDP+PDF+HSDP+BJP+Ind.
Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party leader Neiphiu Rio and senior BJP leader Hemanta Biswa Sarma today met and discussed the formation of new government.
India's main opposition Congress party, which has ruled the country for most of the time since independence in 1947, is now reduced to ruling three states.
"We do not believe in the politics of vengeance and hatred, so we appeal to the people to maintain peace and calm", he said.
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