While it may be too early to analyse the reasons for the electoral setback for the BJP, particularly in Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan, the instant verdict, on at least Twitter, was that it was a resounding rejection of the Yogi Adityanath and Sakshi Maharaj brand of rabble-rousing and communally polarising campaigning (from Love Jehad to blaming Madrasas for terrorism). Significantly, in UP the absence of BSP ensured that the anti-BJP vote was not divided.
There is a split in the opinion about the dramatic resignation rendered by Arvind Kejriwal as chief minister over Janlokpal, says the snap poll conducted by ABP News- IPSOS over his exit after a brief stint as Chief Minister. Around 49.1 per cent feel Kejriwal did the right thing by quitting from the post of CM over Janlokpal row, whereas a close 48.9 per cent respindents feel it was a wrong decision to bring down the AAP government in 49 days.
An ABP News-Nielsen opinion poll shows that Aam Admi Party's image suffered a blow because of the row over midnight raids at Khirki Extension led by party MLA and law minister Somnath Bharti
Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party, which finally decided to form government in Delhi, released a video on YouTube in seven languages— Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi and English—explaining why they went ahead and decided to form a minority government, going back on their vow to shun any alliance with either the Congress or the BJP.
English - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JC3atTHOkiQ
Hindi - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zTc1ljUujaI
Malayalam - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nyegBpU_O78
Tamil - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=86QK9Q6Kr18
Telugu - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HVFktiWCATE
ABP News- Nielsen Snap Poll for Delhi Assembly Elections 2013
Arvind Kejriwal-led AAP should form the government in Delhi, says the majority of respondents, according to the ABP News- Nielsen Snap poll conducted over the fractured mandate post-assembly polls in Delhi. As per the poll, 80 per cent feel that AAP party should form the government.
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