Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Pratibha Singh, the spouse of former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, and her son Vikramaditya Singh have congratulated social gathering employees after defeating the BJP within the meeting election.
Pratibha Singh mentioned they won’t overlook the previous chief minister’s legacy because the social gathering fought the election in his identify and gained. Vikramaditya Singh additionally gained from Shimla Rural seat.
“We have been working on the ground for the past five years and we knew that people have been disenchanted with this so-called double engine ki sarkar, and we were very sure it will be swept out of power,” Vikramaditya Singh advised NDTV.
On his father’s legacy, Vikramaditya Singh mentioned, “As a son, I miss him. But I can say he is immortal and continues to live in the hearts and minds of people of the state. The results have proven that. His school of thought will be functional and very much seen in the next government.”
Earlier, Pratibha Singh advised reporters that when Virbhadra Singh was chief minister, “he gave a large part of his life to developing Himachal.”
“Anywhere he went, if people asked they wanted a school, they wanted money for horticulture, he would make the funds available and help people,” Pratibha Singh mentioned. “The people of Himachal gave the BJP a chance and compared what Virbhadra ji did, only to find the BJP was not at all good,” she mentioned.
After an early scare, the Congress gained 40 seats in Himachal Pradesh, a cushty majority, with the BJP at 25. The Aam Aadmi Party did not win a single seat.
In phrases of vote share, the Congress was solely marginally forward of the BJP with 43.88 per cent of votes. The BJP completed an in depth second with 42.99 per cent.
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