Ridiculing the 'Ghar Wapsi' campaign launched by the BJP, Malik said, "This is 'Ghar Wapsi' of BJP and defeat of communal mindset. 'Secularism, love and affection triumphed while politics of hatred is done and bit the dust in this election,' he added.
Delving into the reasons for BJP's defeat in Bihar Assembly elections, former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan said PM Narendra Modi raised the expectations of the people, but failed to live up to it.
'This is the thrashing of PM Modi and Shah and victory of Nitish and Lalu Yadav, who were successful in convincing the voters. Modiji had raised the expectations of the common man so high, but he failed miserably to live up to it,' he said.

'Since PM Narendra Modi has taken over, he has been only in campaign mode, while people voted him to govern the country. He should now do away with the campaigning mode and start fulfilling his tall promises,' the Senior Congress leader cited.

Mumbai Congress chief Sanjay Nirupam credited party vice president Rahul Gandhi as being the 'architect' of the 'grand alliance' in Bihar.

'Of course, credit goes to the duo Nitishji and Laluji, but the architect of the grand alliance was Rahul Gandhi, because Rahulji wanted all the parties to come together and Congress to play a major third party role and this plan worked,' Nirupam cited.

'From now on, Congress would like to bring all secular forces under one umbrella, form a grand alliance and then contest forthcoming elections,'he said.
MNS spokesperson Vageesh Saraswat said the BJP's defeat was the 'repercussion' of Modi's frequent visit to foreign countries.
'This result has been a trend-setter for the defeat of BJP and Modi, because both are known only for building castles in the air and failing miserably to fulfill their tall promises,' he said.


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