Himachal Pradesh Congress chief Pratibha Singh, the spouse of former chief minister Virbhadra Singh, and her son Vikramaditya Singh have congratulated occasion staff after defeating the BJP within the meeting election.
Pratibha Singh stated they won’t overlook the previous chief minister’s legacy because the occasion fought the election in his identify and gained. Vikramaditya Singh additionally gained from Shimla Rural seat.
“We’ve been engaged on the bottom for the previous 5 years and we knew that individuals have been disenchanted with this so-called double engine ki sarkar, and we had been very positive will probably be swept out of energy,” Vikramaditya Singh instructed NDTV.
On his father’s legacy, Vikramaditya Singh stated, “As a son, I miss him. However I can say he’s immortal and continues to stay within the hearts and minds of individuals of the state. The outcomes have confirmed that. His faculty of thought will likely be purposeful and really a lot seen within the subsequent authorities.”
Earlier, Pratibha Singh instructed reporters that when Virbhadra Singh was chief minister, “he gave a big a part of his life to creating Himachal.”
“Wherever he went, if individuals requested they needed a college, they needed cash for horticulture, he would make the funds out there and assist individuals,” Pratibha Singh stated. “The individuals of Himachal gave the BJP an opportunity and in contrast what Virbhadra ji did, solely to search out the BJP was by no means good,” she stated.
After an early scare, the Congress gained 40 seats in Himachal Pradesh, a cushty majority, with the BJP at 25. The Aam Aadmi Social gathering did not win a single seat.
When it comes to 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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