Foreign media across world has widley reported the BJP historic victory in Assembly polls and hailed the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Al-Jazeera in its report writes that the triumph vindicates PM Modi’s decision to turn the campaign into a referendum on his own performance after his shock decision last November to abolish high-denomination banknotes, a move he framed as a fight for the poor against the corrupt rich.
The Washington post says India’s ruling party won landslide victories in results announced Saturday from key state legislative elections that are seen as a referendum on the performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s nearly 3-year-old government.
BBC said in its report that, PM Narendra Modi’s party has won a landslide victory in one of India’s key states, a boost for the prime minister halfway through his first term.
Reuters wrote that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party has declared a landslide victory in crucial assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh, the country’s most populous state, in a result that is expected to boost his claim to a second term.
The agency has reported that the month-long, fiercely fought vote in Uttar Pradesh and four other states have been seen as a referendum on PM Modi’s nearly three-year-old rule, especially after his controversial ban last year on high-value notes.
The Bharatiya Janata Party took control of northern Uttar Pradesh state – India’s most populous – with the biggest majority there since 1980.
The Telegraph writes that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s party was on course for a landslide victory in India’s most important battleground state, in a personal triumph that will strengthen his claim to a second term as national leader.
The CNN says that India’s ruling political party has won a crucial state election, strengthening its ability to push through a development agenda in the world’s fastest growing major economy.