People are against corruption, want progress: PM Modi

People are against corruption, want progress: PM Modi
"Over the last few days, we have seen the results of various polls -- parliamentary, assembly and civic polls -- across India," Modi said in a series of tweets.

"Be it the Northeast, West Bengal, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat... the BJP has performed very well. I thank the people," he said.

"These results across India suggest that people want all-round progress of the nation and will not tolerate corruption and misgovernance," Modi said.

Modi's remarks came after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won maximum seats in the Maharashtra and Gujarat municipal council polls.

In the first elections after the government's demonetisation decision, the BJP won by-polls in Assam, Arunachal Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh.

The by-elections for 10 assembly and four Lok Sabha constituencies in five states and a Union Territory -- Puducherry -- were held on November 19.


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