Indian PM Modi’s party heading for big win in his home state


              Congress party workers celebrate the party's lead in Himachal Pradesh state elections in Kullu, India, Thursday, Dec.8, 2022. (AP Photo/Aqil Khan)
            
              Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, left and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) state President C R Patil, celebrate the lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              Sudhir Sharma Congress party candidate from Dharamshala celebrates after wining from his constituency, in Dharamshala, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party on Thursday kept its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win, but it was trailing behind its rival Congress party in northern Himachal Pradesh state. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
            
              Supporters of the Indian National Congress celebrate outside a counting station as they hear the news of their candidate leading in vote count in Dharamshala, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Ashwini Bhatia)
            
              Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate early leads for the party as vote counting of Gujarat state elections is underway in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. The local elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state is seen as a barometer of his ruling Bharatiya Janata party’s popularity ahead of a general election in 2024. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate early leads for the party as vote counting of Gujarat state elections is underway in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. The local elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state is seen as a barometer of his ruling Bharatiya Janata party’s popularity ahead of a general election in 2024. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate early leads for the party as vote counting of Gujarat state elections is underway in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. The local elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state is seen as a barometer of his ruling Bharatiya Janata party’s popularity ahead of a general election in 2024. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            
              Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate early leads for the party as vote counting of Gujarat state elections is underway in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. The local elections in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's home state is seen as a barometer of his ruling Bharatiya Janata party’s popularity ahead of a general election in 2024. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
            A Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporter celebrates lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki) Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki) Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki) Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters celebrate lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki) Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel greets Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) supporters as they celebrate lead for the party in Gujarat state elections in Gandhinagar, India, Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist party is all set to keep its 27-year-old control of his home Gujarat state in a record state legislature win. (AP Photo/Ajit Solanki)
Indian PM Modi’s party heading for big win in his home state