How AAP bought combined ends in Gujarat meeting election | India News

How AAP bought combined ends in Gujarat meeting election | India News
How AAP bought combined ends in Gujarat meeting election | India News

NEW DELHI: Though debutant Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) failed far beneath the claims made by its supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal within the just-concluded Gujarat meeting election, the get together has loads to cheer about moreover additionally mulling over some setbacks.
AAP has created a historical past of types by successful 5 seats within the 182-seat meeting in Gujarat in its very first try at election within the state.
AAP’s efficiency in garnering vote share can also be no much less spectacular. In its very first shot at meeting election in Gujarat, the get together has bagged near 13 per cent of vote share.
This has helped AAP to turn out to be a nationwide get together by advantage of getting greater than 6 per cent vote share in 4 states of Delhi, Punjab, Goa and Gujarat.
In video telecast, Kejriwal congratulated all AAP employees and countrymen over reaching the milestone.
However, two of its most distinguished leaders – chief ministerial candidate Isudan Gadhvi and state president Gopal Italia – have bitten the mud. The two are shock defeats for AAP.
Gadhvi misplaced to the BJP’s Mulubhai Bera from Khambhalia by greater than 18,000 votes.
Italia misplaced the election to the BJP’s Vinodbhai Amarshibhai Moradiya by a margin of 64,627 votes from the Katargam constituency.
Both the constituencies are within the Surat belt the place AAP had anticipated to carry out its greatest.
Contesting for the primary time within the municipal elections held in eight firms of Gujarat – Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat, Rajkot, Jamnagar, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar and Junagadh – in 2021, AAP had carried out decently in Surat.
Of the 120 seats in Surat Municipal Corporation, the BJP received 93 whereas the Congress didn’t open its account. AAP, securing 28.58 per cent of the votes, received 27 seats and changed the Congress because the opposition get together.
However, belying the hope and declare of AAP supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal, the 2 most distinguished candidates of the get together misplaced within the meeting election.
In truth, Kejriwal had given in writing {that a} third candidate Alpesh Katheria – from the Surat belt itself – would additionally win within the election. But moreover Gadhvi and Italia, Katheria additionally misplaced from the Varachha Road constituency. He was defeated by the BJP’s Kishor Kanani Kumar.
The BJP has contested two elections in Kerala nevertheless it has neither been in a position to win multiple seat nor it has touched 12 per cent vote share.
BJP’s efficiency in Kerala
The BJP contested its first critical meeting election in Kerala in 2016.
It received simply 1 out of the 140 meeting seats and garnered 10.53 per cent vote share.
The winner CPM received 58 seats and bagged 26.52 per cent vote share.
The runner up Congress received 22 seats and bought 23.70 per cent vote share.
In the 2021 Kerala meeting election, the BJP didn’t open its account. However, its vote share improved barely to 11.3 per cent.
The winner CPM was victorious on 62 seats and it achieved a vote share of 25.38 per cent.
The Congress, which was the second largest get together, received 21 seats bagging 25.12 per cent vote share.
BJP’s efficiency in Gujarat
In Gujarat, itself, the BJP has taken three elections to achieve the second spot. It got here to energy in its fourth election within the state the place it has been in energy consecutively for the previous 27 years.
In the 1980 Gujarat meeting election, the then ruling Congress received 141 of the 182 seats. The BJP, which was based in the identical yr, contested its first meeting election within the state and received simply 9 seats, its lowest tally to this point within the 10 meeting elections it has contested within the state to this point. It garnered a vote share of 19.98 per cent.
In the 1985 meeting election, the Congress registered victory on 149 seats. The BJP whose seats elevated from 9 in 1980 to 11 in 1985, bagged a vote share of 14.96 per cent.
In the 1990 state ballot, which threw up a hung meeting, Janata Dal (JD) was the only largest get together by successful 70 seats. The BJP emerged because the second largest get together by successful 67 seats and garnering 26.69 per cent vote share. The Congress, at 33 seats, got here on the third spot.
It was within the 1995 election that the BJP received an absolute majority by registering victory on 121 seats and bagging 42.51 per cent.
By these requirements, AAP’s efficiency in its debut election in Gujarat can’t be termed abnormal.

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