While senior party leaders at both the state and central levels are tight-lipped, the rumour mills started churning once the result became inevitable.
UP election highlights: We were hopeful of 260 seats: Sunil Bansal, general secretary of BJP's UP unit
"There was terrible unrest among the people due to 'goondagardi' under the SP rule. Due to this unrest, people have chosen to make BJP victorious," Sunil Bansal said.
BJP has not only done well in western UP, where it was traditionally weak, but also Bundelkhand in the south, making inroads into BSP strongholds.
"We were expecting around 36 percent of the votes but got around 40 per cent," said BJP leader Sunil Bansal, one of the main strategists for the elections.
However, a woman with two or more children will get only 12 weeks. In case a woman adopts a child below three months, she will be given 12 weeks leave.
Note recall has caused a lot of heartburn among the weavers, Nishads, and other small traders. FM Arun Jaitley faced uncomfortable questions from traders.
"Our Sangh affiliate organisations have had close relations with the Shiv Sena cadre in Maharashra and there was pressure from them not to break up."
She will address the press at 12 noon. The party is banking heavily on the charisma of Modi to make things better for the BJP in his constituency.
In Sareni, Devendra Pratap Singh, the sitting MLA is contesting on a SP ticket against Ashok Singh of the Congress. Dhirendra Singh is the BJP candidate here.
The caste equations and opinion of local voters suggest that it is a fight between Congress and BSP on this seat.
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