Assembly elections 2016: Here is how politicians reacted on poll results

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New Delhi, May 19: Results of the assembly elections to the five states has brought cheers on the faces of BJP leaders while Congress continued to be on path of losing its grip among people.

Victory in Assam after back to back defeat in Bihar and Delhi has brought 'Acche din' for BJP. The party also managed to make its presence felt in Kerala and West Bengal also.

Leader’s reaction assembly polls 2016

Mamata Banerjee is all set to form government in the state with an increased majority and Jayalalithaa have stormed back to power.

Here's how the leaders of various political parties reacted to the results

Prime Minister Narendra Modi

"I thank the people of Assam, WB, TN, Puducherry & Kerala for their support & assure them we will always work hard & serve them."

Rahul Gandhi

"We accept the verdict of people with humility. My best wishes to the parties that have won the elections."

Mamata Banerjee

"Attempts to mislead and create an atmosphere of fear among people were made but they voted peacefully, fearlessly. A smear campaign was launched against us for last 2 years but we're thankful to people for rejecting such campaigns and giving us victory."

J Jayalalitha

"I extend my heartfelt thanks to the people of Tamil Nadu."

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Sarbananda Sonowal

"Sincerely grateful to people of Assam for giving us opportunity to work for development of state."

Amit Shah

"BJP has performed well in all five states. I thank the ppl of all states for their support."

Nitish Kumar

"Result are on the expected line, nothing surprising. Want to congratulate everyone."

Dayanidhi Maran

"Since all exit polls predicted DMK's win, this forced ruling Govt to spend more money."

Tarun Gogoi

"With all humbleness we accept the verdict of people of Assam."

Nitin Gadkari

"Gandhiji ka jo sapna tha ki Cong-mukt Bharat hona chahiye,uss sapne ko Rahul Gandhi ke netritva mein nischit roop se wo pura karenge."

Venkaiah Naidu

"Assembly results clearly show that people of India are intolerant towards Congress."

Oomen Chandy

"It's an unexpected verdict but we accept it.We expected a better result for UDF."

Jairam Ramesh

"Results in Assam, Kerala although disappointing for Congress are not unexpected."

Piyush Goyal

"Delighted with results. Ppl of India hv once again given message that they believe in PM Modi."

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