Even after two days that results of Municipal Corporation of Delhi was declared and BJP registered an emphatic win, a village in Bihar is still celebrating. Atarwalia, a sleepy and dusty village in Kaimur district, 200 kms from Patna, is jostling with activity with dhol being played, sweets being distributed and a mini Holi being played. Why should the village not celebrate? After all a son of this village, BJP MP Manoj Tiwari has played a key role in BJP's big win in the MCD polls.
BJP MP Manoj Tiwari, who hails from Atarwalia was given the charge of Delhi state BJP president few months ahead of MCD polls, and he was instrumental is BJP's win in the MCD polls. Back in Atarwalia, Manoj Tiwari's mother Lalitha Kunwar is proud of her son's feat. She is busy accepting congratulatory messages and wishes from locals and others who are thronging the village from neighbouring areas.
"I am very happy for my son. Now I want my son to become Chief Minister of Delhi. I was always optimistic that BJP under my son will win MCD. My son will become CM, my blessing are with him," said Lalitha Kunwar, mother of Manoj Tiwari.
Outside Manoj Tiwari's house in his village, songs sung by him fill the air. "Jiya ho Bihar ke lala, jaiya tu hazaara saala", Tiwari's popular number is on the lips of the youths after a stellar MCD win. Rahul Tiwari, nephew of Manoj, believes that his uncle has become a role model for the people of the village.
"My uncle is doing great work and is making the country proud. We want to be like him. If my uncle becomes Delhi CM, it will be a good feeling," says Rahul Kumar.