Stating that he was not nervous, Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on Tuesday (February 11) said preparations for celebration at party offices had begun, as initial trends trickled in for the assembly polls.
“I am not nervous. We have appeared for a test, results will now come in,” he told reporters. He said he was ready to take responsibilities that the “victory” would bring and hailed the hardwork of the party workers who, he said, worked tirelessly for the victory.
“Now, all talk is over. Now, we have to wait for the blessings of the people. I am confident it will be a good day for BJP. We are coming to power in Delhi today. Don’t be surprised if we win 55 seats,” he said.
The Aam Aadmi Party was leading on 41 seats while the BJP on 19, according to early trends by the Election Commission. Trends were so far available for 60 out of the 70 seats in Delhi.
According to ECs website, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal was leading from his New Delhi constituency. He reached his party office as the counting got underway. Counting centres are spread across 21 locations, spanning 70 constituencies. The election was held on February 8.