Workers preparing laddus in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo/ANI
Workers preparing laddus in Mumbai on Tuesday. Photo/ANI

Anticipating BJP win, workers at Mumbai sweet house prepare 'laddoos', donning Modi masks

ANI | Updated: May 21, 2019 16:53 IST

Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], May 21 (ANI): With a majority of exit polls predicting a huge victory for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Lok Sabha polls, the party has now begun preparations in grand style, for May 23 when the results will be announced.
A sweet shop in Mumbai is gearing up for celebrations by making laddoos. What is more, all the workers involved in rolling out the sweets are doing so wearing paper masks of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
The BJP candidate from Mumbai North Gopal Shetty has given an order of 3000 kilograms of laddus for celebrating the party's victory on the result day.
Ambika foods products located in Borivali, Mumbai has got the order for preparing 1500-3000 kgs of laddus for May 23.
The workers of the company too are enthusiastic about the prospect of PM Narendra Modi coming back to power again and have themselves donned Modi masks while preparing the laddus according to Bharat, the manager of the establishment.
"We had received an order for 2000 kilograms from Gopal Shetty the BJP MP candidate, but it was later increased to 3000 kilograms. After seeing the exit polls we think his victory is guaranteed. The workers too are overjoyed at the prospect of Narendra Modiji winning the elections and so they are wearing his masks which they themselves brought while preparing the laddus,' Bharat told ANI.
The exit polls on television channels on May 19 projected BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) to retain power at the Centre with most of the pollsters giving Prime Minister Narendra Modi a clear majority again in the 543-member Lok Sabha.
The CNN News 18-IPSOS exit poll has given the BJP and its allies the highest number of 336 seats with the saffron party on its own getting 276 seats, four more than it won in the 2014 elections. The United Progressive Alliance (UPA) is projected to get 82 seats including 46 of the Congress, two more than the party won in the last elections.
Almost all other exit polls like the Times Now-VMR, Republic-TV-C voter and others too predicted a big victory for BJP. (ANI)