Hyderabad: Celebrations broke out in different areas of the old city after the All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen candidates won.
The victorious candidates were literally mobbed by party supporters and lifted by the jubilant crowd as they came of the counting centres waving the certificate issued by the returning officers. People garlanded the winners as they reached the vehicles to rush to the party headquarters to meet party president Asaduddin Owaisi and other MLAs.
Local party workers and supporters burst crackers and distributed sweets to passers-by in several areas. The winners were garlanded and taken around the localities by the crowd who were in a jubilant mood and raised slogans of ‘AIMIM zindabad’ and ‘Barrister Asaduddin Owaisi Zindabad’. Scores of youngsters danced through the colonies to songs praising the party.
The social media accounts of the candidates were flooded with congratulatory messages, including from supporters staying abroad. The celebrations went on late into the night. The party’s supporters in the Middle East too distributed sweets and raised slogans in support of the party, according to reports reaching here.
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