BJP Supporters Celebrate Projected Modi Victory in Bengaluru

Supporters of Narenda Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gathered outside the state party’s headquarters in Bengaluru, India, on Thursday, May 23, after media projected the party would make major gains in the southwestern state of Karnataka.

Videos posted by the party’s local Twitter accounts shows supporters waving flags and cheering outside the party headquarters as the state party leader B.S. Yeddyurappa arrived.

Anticipated BJP advances in Karnataka foreshadowed a lead in the national elections, Indian media said. Voters in Karnataka cast their ballots on April 18 and 23. Credit: BJP Karnataka via Storyful