Modi's ministers congratulate him for BJP's landslide victory
As celebrations broke out across the BJP's headquarters on Thursday with the party leading in 294 seats, senior ministers and alliance partners congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the victory described variously as a tsunami and a landslide.
New Delhi: As celebrations broke out across the BJP's headquarters on Thursday with the party leading in 294 seats, senior ministers and alliance partners congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the victory described variously as a tsunami and a landslide.
प्रधान मंत्री जी @narendramodi - भारतीय जनता पार्टी को इतनी बड़ी विजय दिलाने के लिए आपका बहुत बहुत अभिनन्दन. मैं देशवासियों के प्रति हृदय से कृज्ञता व्यक्त करती हूँ.— Chowkidar Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) May 23, 2019
Senior ministers Sushma Swaraj, Suresh Prabhu and Ramvilas Paswan were among those who credited Modi with being at the centre of the electoral victory.
"It was not an election but Modi tsunami. I heartily congratulate Narendra Modi," Consumer Affairs Minister and Lok Janshakti Party Ram Vilas Paswan said in a tweet.
His ministerial colleague, the BJP's Prabhu, also likened the win to a tsunami.
A moment of pride and glory as @BJP4India is proving to be a party that has performed and worked ardently under the leadership of Shri @narendramodi Ji for the welfare of the country. The trust of the people will continue as we will live up to the expectations of the citizens.— Chowkidar Suresh Prabhu (@sureshpprabhu) May 23, 2019
"It's nothing short of a landslide, a political tsunami sweeping entire country, east or west, BJP is the best, is a reality. North to south people have voted for a clear, unambiguous choice... country must progress further under the leadership of Narendra Modi... ," Prabhu said in tweet.
"Election results clear vote for performance, vision, leadership, huge outreach, charisma, non stop-24/7 hard work, service to nation by Narendra Modi," he added.
Congratulating Modi for the landslide victory, Swaraj said she was grateful to the people of the country.
Another minister Jayant Sinha said people of India had given their blessings to Modi.
"The people of India have given us their blessings to Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, NDA allies, and all of us karyakartas (party workers) have worked diligently to take our work and message to every voter across our vast and diverse nation."
I am on my way to the counting center at Jaipur to meet our counting representatives, my salute to the untiring workers of @BJP4India and Jaipur Rural, this is their service to the nation. #ModiAaRahaHai #ElecctionResults2019— Chowkidar Rajyavardhan Rathore (@Ra_THORe) May 23, 2019
Another minister Rajayavardhan Singh Rathore said,"My salute to the untiring workers of BJP and Jaipur rural, this is their service to the nation."
Election Commission trends showed the BJP leading in 294 of 542 seats and the Congress lagging far behind with 50. (PTI)