As the counting of votes is underway in the nation for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections for the 542 seats in the 29 states and 7 Union Territories, and the BJP leading with more than 300 seats, Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah conceded defeat and said that exit polls were not wrong.
Taking to Twitter after 12:00 noon, as the lead of NDA seats reached 340 seats, Omar said that its time to congratulate and give credit to Prime Minister Modi and BJP chief Amit Shah for their campaign.
Here's his tweet:
Earlier, when the exit polls predicted that NDA-led by Narendra Modi will cross the 300-mark and will register a massive victory first time in the Indian political history, Abdullah took to Twitter and said that its time to wait for the results.
Meanwhile, at the time of publishing, NC chief Farooq Abdullah is leading with 82342 votes in Srinagar.
Abdullah has been vocal during the election season to target the BJP and Prime Minister Modi, as well as he has been vocal in backing the Opposition, including West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee when EC cut the campaigning in the state due to unrelenting poll-violence.