On the evening of Friday 4th October 2013 BJP’s Prime Ministerial candidate for 2014 Elections Shri Narendra Modi welcomed the announcement of elections in 5 states. He described elections as a celebration of democracy and said he looked forward to a healthy and spirited contest.
I welcome announcement of polls in 5 states. Elections are a celebration of our democracy. We look forward to a healthy & spirited election.
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) October 4, 2013
The 5 states that are going to the polls are Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Delhi, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram. The counting of results in all states will be held on 8th December 2013. Additionally, by election for Surat (West) seat in Gujarat will be held on 4th December 2013.