The BJP is storming towards victory, with the party and its allies are currently getting a joint lead in 344 seats. Even before the party's victory is announced officially, PM Narendra Modi is being congratulated by world leaders.
Prime Minister of Sri Lanka Ranil Wickremesinghe on Thursday took to Twitter to wish PM Modi on his success. He also said that his country was looking forward to working closely with the yet to form Modi government.
Earlier on Thursday, Union Minister Sushma Swaraj thanked PM Modi for leading BJP to victory.
Thanking the leader and the face of BJP's 2019 Lok Sabha election campaign PM Narendra Modi for giving the NDA a sweeping majority as per early results, Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj has expressed her heartfelt gratitude towards the country's citizens.
The counting of votes began at 8 am on May 23 in each of the 542 constituencies (the Vellore Lok Sabha polls had been countermanded).
With high-pitched and intense election campaigning, the 2019 polls spanned seven phases across two months, ended on May 19, witnessing the Election Commission handling 22.3 lakh ballot units, 17.3 lakh VVPATs and 16.3 lakh control units. An estimated 67.11 percent voters turned up to cast their votes in this year's elections, which is among the highest-ever turnouts recorded in any parliamentary poll in India since its Independence.
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