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Digital Marketing Consultant Akshat Singh Bisht
Digital Marketing Consultant

Why BJP didn't get 273 Seats In 2024 Elections?

What are the reasons for BJP Loss?

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), despite its strong organizational structure and significant popularity, fell short of securing the 273 seats required for a majority in the 2024 Indian general elections.  This outcome is due to several factors:

Why BJP didn't get 273 Seats In 2024 Elections? ​

Localized Issues and State Politics

State-Specific Grievances: Local issues and state-level anti-incumbency played a crucial role. In states where the BJP or its allies were in power, regional dissatisfaction contributed to losses.

Performance of State Governments: The performance of state governments led by BJP and its allies influenced voter sentiment. Poor handling of local issues, corruption, and administrative inefficiencies were exploited by the opposition to sway voters.

Campaign Strategies

Effective Opposition Campaigns: The opposition parties ran effective campaigns focusing on key issues such as economic distress, social justice, and government accountability. They were successful in communicating their messages and connecting with voters.

BJP’s Campaign Missteps: While the BJP’s campaign was robust, there were missteps and instances where their messaging did not resonate as effectively. Over-reliance on certain issues and underestimating the opposition’s ground strength in some regions were factors.

Changing Demographics and Youth Vote

Young Voters: A significant portion of the electorate in 2024 comprised young voters who were more concerned with issues such as employment, education, and digital economy. The BJP’s policies may not have fully addressed these concerns to their satisfaction.

Urban vs. Rural Divide: The urban-rural divide also played a role, with urban areas experiencing different challenges compared to rural regions. The BJP’s policies may have appealed more to one demographic over the other, influencing overall seat outcomes.

Low  percentage of Voting In Many Seats

There are many Seats in which most people don’t visit to vote as they considered BJP is already getting majority.Out of 100% an average of 60% peoples voted in Lok Sabha Elections.

The Manipur Incident

BJP and Leaderships actions over the Manipur incident played a vital role in the election which overall affected the BJP score card.

Ministers And Their Accusations For Sexual Harassment 

BJP in the second term submitted ministry to a candidate who later sexually exploited women players which led to a massive setback for BJP. Even knowing the truth for various candidates regarding their sexual crimes they give them a clearance to stand in Lok Sabha Elections. These events also play a significant role in Indian Elections. 

Wrong Candidates

BJP’s ticket to wrong candidates in various seats results in their overall results.

Impact Of Opposition and Bharat JODO Yatra

Bharat JODO yatra impacted BJP as the opposition started to do ground work and they raised local problems with them. BJP lack of direct connection with the local issues was one of the major setback for their significant loss.

BJP’s loss was not only social or economic factors, but also local issues. Various other factors contributed significantly in their loss of 2024 Elections