The battle and the focus now shifts to this state as assembly elections are just a couple of months away.
The communist movement in the country could not be written off because of an electoral setback. Its trouncing of the long-entrenched CPI (M) in Tripura is, indeed, the most remarkable feat of the recent elections.
Sarma also dismissed the suggestion that the minorities, particularly the Christians in the northeast, were against the BJP, saying the community "wholeheartedly" supported the party.
After 2008, the north eastern state will see for the first time a multi-party coalition government. "The golden period of BJP will begin after it wins Karnataka and West Bengal", Shah said, also including the less populous Kerala in the fray. There is a lesson to be learned from this for other political parties, especially the BJP.
The State President Tapir Gao address the party leaders and share is happiness on the landslide victory of the saffron party in the country and slowly the party will have its grip in Keralar, Karnataka and others states of the country. With the three states coming under the NDA umbrella, the number of states being ruled directly by the BJP, and through alliances, has jumped to 21.
With the curtains having been drawn to the Nagaland Assembly Election 2018 on March 3 with the completion of vote counting, it became clear that the NDPP-BJP alliance weaved its magic as they managed to garner 29 seats together. Later, the governor put the cards on the table.While Mr Zeliang's party, the Naga People's Front (NPF) has won 26 seats, it's ally National People's Party (NPP) has two seats.
The recently concluded assembly elections brought the saffron party to power in Tripura and Nagaland while the party in nearly certain to be part of ruling dispensation in Meghalaya. No words will be enough to thank them for the phenomenal support towards the BJP in Tripura. "We remain committed to working towards fulfilling the dreams and aspirations of the people", the Prime Minister said. As India prepares for parliamentary elections next year, these wins will lend the BJP further momentum.
"So let us not lose perspective: there is no Modi wave here", he tweeted.
The NPF, on the other hand, had entered into a pre-poll alliance with the NPP and JD (U), and functionaries from both parties had written to the Nagaland governor, PB Acharya, informing about their agreement, perhaps fearing a possible swoop by the BJP after votes are declared.
The BJP secured this performance, in part, by subsuming Hindutva during the election campaigns, said Anindya Sarkar, who teaches politics at Tripura University, and who was a polling observer in the state during the election.