Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday expressed confidence that the party will do well in Delhi Assembly polls under the leadership of Harsh Vardhan.

“Congratulations to Dr. Harsh Vardhan on being named BJP’s CM candidate for upcoming Delhi elections. My best wishes,” Mr. Modi said on twitter.

“As Health Minister, his (Harsh Vardhan’s) trend-setting polio eradication drive made Delhi polio-free & now I am sure he will free Delhi from misgovernance,” he further said.

He further wrote that “under the leadership of Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Shri Vijay Goyal, I am confident BJP will do great in the Delhi Vidhan Sabha Elections.”

The decision to declare Dr Harsh Vardhan as BJP’s chief ministerial candidate for the December 4 Delhi Assembly elections was taken by the party’s parliamentary board on Wednesday.

Mr. Modi was not present in the meeting but had given his consent for the name of Dr. Vardhan.

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