New Delhi: Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari on February 11 congratulated AAP national convenor Arvind Kejriwal over his party's performance in Assembly elections while he also expressed gratitude towards BJP party workers for their hard work, in the run-up to the polls.
 
 "I thank the people of Delhi. I thank our party workers for their hard work, they have done a lot," Tiwari said while briefing the media.

Speaking about the poll results and conceding defeat in the electoral battle, Tiwari said, "I accept the mandate of people of Delhi and congratulate Arvind Kejriwal. I hope he will perform well as per the expectations of the people."
 
He also stated that the election results will be evaluated and the party cadre should not be disheartened over this performance.
 
 "We couldn't perform well, we will evaluate this. Sometimes we get discouraged when results are not as per our expectations but I would like to tell our workers to not be disheartened...Compared to 2015, our winning percentage has increased," Delhi BJP chief Manoj Tiwari added.
 
The counting of votes is currently underway at 21 centres across the country amid tight security. The voting for 70 seats of Delhi Assembly took place on February 8.