Modi-wave: BJP wins all eight seats in Gautam Buddh Nagar, Ghaziabad disricts
Riding on the revolutionary Modi wave, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made a clean sweep by successfully conquering all the eight seats in the two districts of Gautam Buddh Nagar and Ghaziabad. Three seats in Gautam Buddh Nagar and five seats of Ghaziabad districts were comfortably trounced by the candidates competing on the name of BJP.
In Gautam Buddh Nagar district, all the three candidates of BJP — Pankaj Singh, Dhirendra Singh and Tejpal Singh Nagar — have won from Noida, Jewar and Dadri constituencies.
In Noida, Union home minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh contested for the first time and defeated his nearest rival, Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance candidate Sunil Chaudhary by a significant margin of 1,04,016 votes.
Pankaj Singh registered a victory with a total of 1,62,417 votes and secured an approval from 63.8 per cent voters in the Noida assembly constituency. Voter turnout has also gradually increased in the favour of BJP from 48.98 per cent in 2012 to 63.8 per cent.
The breeze continued to influence the voters of Jewar and Dadri constituencies as well. From Jewar, Thakur Dhirendra Singh registered his maiden victory in the Uttar Pradesh state assembly polls securing a total of 1,02,979 votes and defeating former MLA Vedram Bhati of Bahujan Samaj Party with 22,173 votes. In Dadri, BJP's Tejpal Singh Nagar defeated his nearest rival Satvir Gujjar of Bahujan Samaj Party by 82,714 votes.
Talking about Ghaziabad district, BJP has won all five seats of Ghaziabad district as well. On Sahibabad seat BJP's Sunil Sharma won by the biggest margin of 1,50,685 votes. Sharma secured 2,62,741 votes while his nearest rival from BSP Amarpal Sharma could get only 1,12,056 votes.
BJP's Nand Kishore Gurjar secured 1,13,058 votes and won the Loni seat trouncing BSP's sitting MLA Zakir Ali who managed to secure only 70,249 votes. BJP's Ajit Tyagi from Muradnagar got a total of 1,40,251 votes, defeating his nearest rival BSP's Sudhan Rawat who polled 50,850 votes. The only woman candidate in the two districts who won is Dr Manju Shivach who won from Modi Nagar seat, securing 1,08,431 votes against sitting MLA Wahab Chaudhary from BSP who secured 41, 975 votes.