India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi shows his ink-marked finger after casting his vote outside a polling station during the last phase of Gujarat state assembly election in Ahmedabad, India, December 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amit Dave
NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ruling party won an assembly election in western Gujarat state on Monday, three news television channels said, reported Reuters.
Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won more than 100 seats of the 182 assembly seats in Modi’s home state, the projections by India Today, CNN News18 and TimesNow said. A party needs 92 seats to rule.
Official results are yet to be declared by the Election Commission.