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Celebrations erupt post 5-state verdict

By The Rediff News Bureau
Last updated on: March 11, 2017 20:07 IST
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As the results pour in from the five states which have gone to polls, scenes of celebrations can be seen across the nation.

Here are glimpses of the revelry. 

-- Five-State Assembly Election 2017


BJP workers coloured the town red after their party's performance in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. In New Delhi too, BJP workers played Holi, putting colour on the cut-out of a Modi poster to celebrate the party's victory. Photograph: Manvender Vashist/PTI Photo

Bharatiya Janata Party supporters and workers celebrate the party’s victory in the assembly elections with colours, at party headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo


The results from Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand show that the country is MODI-fied! Photograph: Sandeep Pal


Congress party workers celebrate after learning of the results of Punjab assembly elections in Chandigarh. Photograph: Ajay Verma/Reuters

Modi! Modi! BJP workers wear mask of Prime Minister Narendra Modi whose magic swept opposition in UP. Photograph: Kamal Kishore/PTI Photo

And the Holi comes early for the BJP supporters with a big win in the Hindi heartland, Uttar Pradesh. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters

Muslim BJP supporters celebrate the party's victory in the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Photograph: PTI Photo

Uttar Pradesh BJP President Keshav Prasad Maurya joins in the celebrations at BJP office in Lucknow as the Modi wave sweeps the state. Photograph: PTI Photo

In Uttar Pradesh, BJP workers have come out to celebrate the party's victory. Trends show that the saffron party is sweeping the state. Photograph: Jitendra Prakash/Reuters

Congress workers have a reason to smile as the Grand Old Party seems set to win Punjab. Photograph: Reuters

Captain Amarinder Singh's daughter Jai Inder Kaur and granddaughter along with Congress supporters flash victory sign as they celebrate the counting trend showing the party's thumping victory in Punjab. Photograph: PTI Photo

Navjot Singh Sidhu, Congress candidate from Amritsar East assembly constituency, with his wife Navjot Singh Kaur after his win. Photograph: PTI Photo

It's time for band, baaja as the Congress has been able to wrest power from the SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab. Photograph: PTI Photo

And in UP, workers can't control their happiness as the party edges to victory. Photograph: Sandeep Pal

Workers prepare laddoos to celebrate the good news post the results. Photograph: PTI Photo

Supporters of Manipur CM Ibobi celebrate after he wins from Thoubal and the Congress also looks to retain power in the state. Photograph: ANI/Twitter

BJP's lotus blossom in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarkahand with party is heading for a landslide victory. Photograph: Sandeep Pal

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