PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls

Updated: December 23, 2014 10:10 IST
As the BJP gained an early lead in the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections, celebrations began outside the party office in Jammu.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
With big gains for the BJP in the Jharkhand and the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly Elections, celebrations began early for its supporters who braved the winter chill to celebrate outside the party office in New Delhi.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP President Amit Shah was showered with flower petals by ecstatic party workers as he arrived at the party headquarters in the Capital.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP workers got cracking outside their headquarters in the Capital as the news of their party's electoral gains reached them.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
There was dhol and dhamaka in Jammu as BJP workers celebrated their win.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Jubilant BJP workers celebrated outside the state party office in Ranchi. The party is set to form the government in Jharkhand.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
The BJP office in Ranchi transformed into a sea of colour.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
PDP candidate Mohd Ashraf flashed the victory sign after defeating incumbent Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah from the Sonawar constituency.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
In Srinagar, PDP supporters performed bhangra after their candidate Mohd Ashraf defeated Omar Abdullah.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Former separatist leader Sajjad Lone of the People's Conference, who won from Handwara, said he was happy with his party's performance.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
A sea of support emerged for the BJP in Jammu.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Dance of Victory: BJP workers celebrated outside the party headquarters in Jammu.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
A baraat of supporters danced outside the BJP headquarters in Jammu.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
An elated Mehbooba Mufti thanked the people of J&K for electing PDP as the single largest party in the state.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
PDP workers distributed sweets among supporters at their leader Mehbooba Mufti's residence.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
PDP's Altaf Bukhari, who defeated BJP's prominent candidate Hina Bhat, flashed the victory sign.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
The festival of Holi arrived months early for the BJP's supporters in Ranchi.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Pink was the hue en vogue as the women wing of the BJP celebrated after the Jharkhand Assembly results were declared at the state party office in Ranchi.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP workers wearing masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, danced outside the party office in Jharkhand.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP workers smeared each other with gulaal in Dhanbad after the party's gains in Jharkhand.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
The festivities spread all the way to Gujarat where overjoyed BJP workers lit crackers.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Sat Paul Sharma, BJP candidate from Jammu West constituency, was euphoric after he emerged a winner.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
An enthusiastic supporter of the BJP performed a monkey dance in Ranchi.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Union Home Minister, senior BJP Leader, Rajnath Singh credited the Prime Minister, his party president and the workers for the electoral success in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.

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PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP supporters savoured the taste of jalebis at the party office in Jammu.

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PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
The BJP office in Jammu was decorated with confetti and illuminated by crackers.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
"We have done the best possible in Jammu and Kashmir since Jan Sangh days," said BJP's Ravi Shankar Prasad.
PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP spokesperson Prakash Javadekar, also the Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, said, "Desh ko vikas chahiye aur vikas ke liye Modiji kas saath chahiye."

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PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP workers did a victory jig to the sound of drums outside the party office in Ranchi.

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PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
Celebrations began early outside the party office in Jammu.

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PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
The BJP office in Bangalore was the hub of all activity with party supporters lighting a stream of crackers. One worker wearing a mask of Narendra Modi, flashed the victory sign.

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PDP, BJP Savour the Taste of Victory in Assembly Polls
BJP workers celebrated the poll results in Varanasi.

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