The National Democratic Alliance (NDA) has won a thumping majority in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections by leading in a total of 353 seats in the 17th Lok Sabha (at the moment of publishing), elections for which were held in 7 phases starting April 11 and ending on May 19. The coalition, which has been in power at the Centre ,has easily crossed the halfway mark for the Lok Sabha and is in line to form a government once again, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi all set for another term of five years. It is the largest coalition to set out to form the government.
Master Blaster Sachin Tendulkar came forward to congratulate Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Little Master took to Twitter to and congratulated him whole-heartedly. Sachin then wrote that the nation was with Modi in building a brighter and stronger New India.
PM even replied to Sachin, "I appreciate the good wishes @sachin_rt! A lot of work has been done in the last five years and much more needs to be done for our nation's transformation. We will serve the nation with utmost diligence."
Veteran Indian middle-order batsman Suresh Raina also congratulated Modi on the clean victory. Raina took to Twitter and wrote that it is a glorious start to yet another innings.
Earlier, badminton icon Saina Nehwal had sent her congratulatory messages with #PhirEkBaarModiSarkaar.
Former Indian vice-captain Virender Sehwag also showered praises on Modi. Viru took to Twitter and congratulated Narendra Modi on being the leader of this great victory. The former Delhi batsman wrote that India has won, the world's largest democracy has given its mandate. Sehwag then hoped for the second innings of Modi's reign as Prime Minister to be even better so that India continues to progress and reach greater heights.
PM Modi-led NDA in 2014 had 336 seats in the Lok Sabha.