‘Chowkidar’s Chamatkaar’: How Newspapers Looked Day After BJP Win
Within hours after the counting of votes began on Thursday, 23 May, it was clear who was coming to power at the Centre in India. Sweeping the 2019 Lok Sabha polls, the Bhartiya Janata Party-led NDA secured over 350 seats, with the saffron party alone bagging roughly 290 seats, as per the latest Election Commission trends.
This was a historic moment in Indian politics as Prime Minister Narendra Modi became the first non-Congress full majority prime minister to get re-elected with a stronger majority.
Here’s a look at the front pages of major publications the morning after this mammoth victory: