Surat funds BJP campaign, celebrates returns

Raksha Shetty, CNN-IBN | Dec 24, 2007 at 05:55pm


Surat: While most of Surat celebrated the BJP’s clean sweep in the Gujarat Assembly Elections there were some members of the city’s diamond-trading community who had turned against Modi and were bitterly disappointed with the results. A large portion of the election campaign finance came from the wealthy city. All five seats in Surat were won by the BJP.