Rajnath Singh termed the BJP's victory in the Delhi civic polls as a "reaffirmation of people's faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership".
A BJP candidate in a south Delhi ward trounced his AAP rival by a whopping 9,866 votes, the highest winning margin in municipal corporation elections.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal congratulated the BJP for its victory in the civic polls and assured his party's support for Delhi's betterment.
Modi expressed gratitude to the people of Delhi by reposing faith in the BJP and ensuring its resounding victory in MCD polls.
Win in all the three civic bodies underlines the ability of PM Narendra Modi and his confidant Amit Shah to think out of the box and pull off surprise mandate.
The BJP was leading in 110 wards, the AAP in 28 and the Congress in 23 wards.
Lashing out racial abuse faced by northeastern people in major Indian cities, Mizoram CM Lal Thanhawla says he himself was a victim of such slurs.
This will be the first session of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly after the BJP stormed to power.
Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and pressed for dialogue.
The campaigning involving the three main players — AAP, BJP and the Congress — was intense, marked by rancour.