In pictures: Winners take to street to celebrate poll results
BJP has won Assam with a thumping majority and expanded its footprint in states where it has been an outsider. In image, BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in the Assam assembly elections at Hengrabari in Guwahati on Thursday.
BJP workers celebrate the party's victory in Assam Assembly elections in Patna on Thursday. With the win in Assam, the BJP has stepped into a traditional Congress bastion – the Northeast.
BJP President Amit Shah is welcomed by party workers as he arrives at the party office in New Delhi on Thursday to address the media following the results of Assembly elections in the five states.
BJP's Chief Ministerial candidate Sarbananda Sonowal after winning Assembly election in Majuli, Assam. The BJP had projected local leader Sonowal as the chief ministerial candidate throughout the campaign.
Mamata Banerjee, all the way in West Bengal, prepares to take charge a second time. In image, Banerjee waves at supporters after her party's thumping win in West Bengal Assembly elections, in Kolkata on Thursday.
After an exceptional victory in the West Bengal Assembly polls, Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee will be sworn in as Chief Minister for a second term on May 27. In image, a supporter of All India Trinamool Congress party dressed in party colors celebrate after winning the West Bengal state assembly election, in Kolkata.
Smeared in green and armed with musical instruments, Trinamool Congress supporters celebrate their party's win.
The AIADMK has comfortably won in Tamil Nadu and here is some history in the making -- J Jayalalithaa will be the first leader to be chief minister for two consecutive times since 1984.
In image, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa is greeted by a party cadre after the party's win in the state Assembly polls, in Chennai.
The Left has won Kerala as predicted by most exit polls. In image, LDF supporters celebrate their victory in Assembly polls in Thrissur on Thursday.
LDF workers take out a road show to celebrate their victory. CPI(M)-led LDF regained power in Kerala cruising to a comfortable majority by inflicting a massive drubbing to the ruling Congress-headed UDF in the Assembly polls.