The election results showed BJP leading in 45 out of 403 constituencies. While talking to NDTV reporters, Naqvi said that BJP preferred a clear-cut mandate from the people of the biggest state - Uttar Pradesh. (Read More: Uttar Pradesh assembly election 2012)
"But if we don't win, we will prefer to sit in the opposition," he said adding, "However, we won't back any coalition government."
Naqvi said that he regretted supporting Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) three times in the past saying it was "a huge mistake".