Afternoon D & C Dedicated To Mumbai
Home > Nation > If Modi is reason for UP win, what about Bihar, Delhi: Omar asks

If Modi is reason for UP win, what about Bihar, Delhi: Omar asks

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Srinagar: If BJP credits PM Narendra Modi for its UP victory, it should also explain Delhi and Bihar debacles, former J&K chief minister Omar Abdullah today said as he asked the opposition to begin preparing for "tough" 2019 polls.

Seeking to clarify his remarks made in the wake of UP election results that with no leader to take on Modi, the opposition should forget 2019 and prepare for 2024, Abdullah said he was only stressing on the need to learn lessons and prepare for the difficult test that the next general elections would be.

"I said (on Twitter) that if the same situation prevails, I mean the defeat, which we faced in these elections (in UP), if we did not learn from it, then undoubtedly we should think about 2024 elections instead of 2019," he told reporters here. If the same situation prevails, then it is obvious, Abdullah, working president of the National Conference said.

"The way BJP swept polls in UP, the way they formed governments in two states with the help of 'jodh-todh' (horse-trading) despite coming second, keeping in view these things, we conclude that 2019 will be a tough contest," Abdullah said.

“We should prepare ourselves for that difficult test from today only and that is why I said what I said on twitter, he explained.

"I am hopeful that after the results of these elections, we will change the way of our working and we will increase the rapport with the people and hope that in 2019, we will present a tough contest before BJP," he said.

COMMENTS
No Comments Posted
POST YOUR COMMENTS
Name:  
 
Email:    
Comments:
 
 
City news
Booze Ads Ripped Off From Wine Shop Signages!
Action was taken after a consumer alerted the ...
After the death of a 17 year-old boy ...
90% of marriages in our country are still arrange
Dr. Rajan B. Bhonsle, M.D. (Bom)
Consulting Sex Therapist & Counsellor
Dr. (Mrs.) Minnu R. Bhonsle, Ph.D.
Consulting Psychotherapist & Counsellor
Astrology
Select Sun sign:
 
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)
Aries (Mar 21 - Apr 20)Today will be an industrious day. The stars foretell that you may visit a historical place, or perhaps a museum. However, Ganesha says, you may need to pay a little attention to your health. If such is the case, it would be better to take the evening off for yourself.
- Advertising -
Equity investors would track to quarterly earning
Petrol price yesterday hit Rs 74.40 a litre - the
Total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts crossed Rs 80
Read More