FLASH NEWS
Pictorial

It’s again a saffron story; Modi clout still prevails- The day for Jharkhand and Jammu-Kashmir in pictures

Tuesday, Dec 23, 2014,19:38 IST By metrovaartha A A A
A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter is pictured wearing an upside-down mask bearing the portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate following the Jharkhand, and Jammu and Kashmir state assembly election results in New Delhi on December 23, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party made significant election gains in the restive Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir but will fall well short of a majority, according to partial results out December 23.

A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporter is pictured wearing an upside-down mask bearing the portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as they celebrate following the Jharkhand, and Jammu and Kashmir state assembly election results in New Delhi on December 23, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party made significant election gains in the restive Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir but will fall well short of a majority, according to partial results out December 23.

A traditional drummer wears a mask bearing the portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate following the Jharkhand, and Jammu and Kashmir state assembly election results in New Delhi on December 23, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party made significant election gains in the restive Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir but will fall well short of a majority, according to partial results out December 23.

A traditional drummer wears a mask bearing the portrait of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate following the Jharkhand, and Jammu and Kashmir state assembly election results in New Delhi on December 23, 2014. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party made significant election gains in the restive Muslim-majority state of Jammu and Kashmir but will fall well short of a majority, according to partial results out December 23.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate after their party's victory in Jammu constituency, in Jammu on December 23, 2014. Prime minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party appears to have made significant gains in Indian Kashmir elections but is falling far short of a majority as it tried to wrest power for the first time ever in the disputed state.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) supporters celebrate after their party’s victory in Jammu constituency, in Jammu on December 23, 2014. Prime minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party appears to have made significant gains in Indian Kashmir elections but is falling far short of a majority as it tried to wrest power for the first time ever in the disputed state.

Winning BJP candidate Sham Choudhary with his supporters flash victory sign as they celebrate his win in the State Assembly Elections at party's office in Jammu on Tuesday.

Winning BJP candidate Sham Choudhary with his supporters flash victory sign as they celebrate his win in the State Assembly Elections at party’s office in Jammu on Tuesday.

BJP supporters celebrate their party’s win in Jharkhand Assembly polls in front of counting station  in Ranchi on Tuesday.

BJP supporters celebrate their party’s win in Jharkhand Assembly polls in front of counting station in Ranchi on Tuesday.

BJP party workers celebrate after Jharkhand Assembly Elections results got declared, at state party office, in Patna on Tuesday.

BJP party workers celebrate after Jharkhand Assembly Elections results got declared, at state party office, in Patna on Tuesday.

BJP President Amit Shah being greeted by party workers during the celebration over party's victory in J&K and Jharkhand Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday.

BJP President Amit Shah being greeted by party workers during the celebration over party’s victory in J&K and Jharkhand Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday.

Women wing of BJP celebrate after Jharkhand Assembly results got declared at state party office, in Ranchi on Tuesday.

Women wing of BJP celebrate after Jharkhand Assembly results got declared at state party office, in Ranchi on Tuesday.

BJP supporters celebrate party's victory in J&K and Jharkhand Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday.

BJP supporters celebrate party’s victory in J&K and Jharkhand Assembly polls, at BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Tuesday.

BJP Party workers celebrate after Jharkhand Assembly Election results declared , at state party office, Harmu in Ranchi on Tuesday.

BJP Party workers celebrate after Jharkhand Assembly Election results declared , at state party office, Harmu in Ranchi on Tuesday.

A deserted view outside the residence of Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah after his party lost the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, in Srinagar on Tuesday.

A deserted view outside the residence of Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir Omar Abdullah after his party lost the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly elections, in Srinagar on Tuesday.