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2. BJP’s forming governments in 6 states

It’s been a year of victories for the Bharatiya Janata Party who celebrated victories in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh in the recently concluded assembly elections. Along with the phenomenal win in Uttar Pradesh, this would by far be the best ever electoral year for the BJP. Under the guidance of BJP President Amit Shah, the party’s electoral footprint has witnessed an unprecedented expansion leaving it perfectly poised ahead of the 17th general election due in 2019. Also, the BJP now rules 19 states in India, a record.

Year In Review: The Biggest News Stories of 2017

From sensational exposes to the chilling murder of radical thinkers, from long-pending cases being concluded to the occurrence of unexpected mishaps, year 2017 had its share of landmark events.