UP voters have risen above Hindu-Muslim: Amit Shah after BJP’s landslide win in UP

Shah said, “It is a big win for any party in Uttar Pradesh since independence. People have given us historic mandate and raised the party’s responsibilities.”

Hailing BJP’s landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, party president Amit Shah on Saturday said that people have rejected caste-based politics and voted for development. Addressing a press conference amid pouring results, Shah said, “It is a big win for any party in Uttar Pradesh since independence. People have given us historic mandate and raised the party’s responsibilities.”

Confident of forming government in Manipur and Goa, Shah said people in the recent elections have voted for politics of performance and not on the basis of caste. “This will take the country in right direction,” he added. With the party winning in Muslim dominated areas, Shah said the people of UP has risen above Hindu-Muslim. “Voters are voters they are not Hindu or Muslim,” said Shah.

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Source By http://indianexpress.com

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