New Delhi, Dec 23: BJP president Amit Shah on Tuesday addressed a press conference at the party headquarters after the saffron party came out with flying colours in the assembly elections held in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand.
Shah said the year 2014 has been a successful year for the BJP in terms of electoral performance and promised to give good governance in Jharkhand where the BJP achieved absolute majority. The BJP was also leading in 25 seats in Jammu and Kashmir and Shah said they had kept all options regarding the formation of a popular government in the state.
Shah also took a dig at the Congress during his address, saying the latter has been relegated to the third or fourth position in the states of Maharashtra, Haryana, Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand that went to the polls between October and December and that the BJP's Congress-Mukt Bharat mission was progressing well.
The BJP president congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and said the people of the country rewarded the BJP for his good work at the Centre in the first six months after coming to power. He said after winning power at the Centre, the BJP has fought the assembly polls under Modi's leadership and formed governments in states like Maharashtra, Haryana and Jharkhand.
He also congratulated the party for improving its toll in Jharkand and Jammu and Kashmir. He said the BJP won the highest vote-share in Jammu and Kashmir.
Shah also congratulated the BJP's workers and leaders for contributing in the party's good show in the Jharkhand and Jammu and Kashmir elections.