Moti-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to lose the majority in Jharkhand.
Recent trends express that India’s governing (BJP) is likely to lose the majority in the eastern area of Jharkhand.
BJP had won the majority of votes in 2014.
Crucial results were declared as three phases of voting were carried out during protest arranged against the controversial citizenship bill.
However, early trends say that the Congress Party and its regional ally, Jharkand Mukti are likely to get victory over BJP in the upcoming voting.
BJP got fewer votes in the elections carryout out in Jharkand on local issues. It seems a setback for its policies.
Three of the five phases of the election happened amid the protests held in various areas of India.
Given that more than 20 people were killed in 1 day during the clashes between the forces and protestors.
Given that BJP and its ally, All Jharkhand Students Union (AJSU) had won 42 seats in 2014-more than the required number.
The law seemed controversial to the critics as it provides citizenship to non-Muslims illegal settlers from Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Bangladesh.
However, PM Narendra Modi had explained that the law would “assist the persecuted.”
Narendra Modi, while speaking at a rally on Sunday, asked Muslims “not to worry” about the new law.
He said, “I must assure Muslims Citizens of India that this law will not change anything for them.”
“Muslims who are sons of the soil and whose ancestors are the children of mother India need not worry”.
“People who are trying to spread lies and fear, look at my work. If you see any trace of divisiveness… show it to the world.”