PM Modi Thanks Trump, Rahul Gandhi for Best Wishes After Victory

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday, 23 May came back to power after a landslide victory, with the NDA securing more than 350 seats. After he retained his office, Modi promised to devote "every moment" of his time and "every fibre" of his being for the people of India and said the country will now have only two castes – the poor and those who want to alleviate poverty.

"People are chanting Modi, Modi. But this is not a victory of Modi, it is the victory of people who are desperate for honesty in the system," Modi said.

Congress President Rahul Gandhi, who was contesting from two seats lost his stronghold seat of Amethi to Smriti Irani but won the Wayanad seat he contested from. Gandhi congratulated the NDA and PM Narendra Modi on the massive victory.

  • With NDA winning more than 350 seats, PM Modi is set for a second term as Prime Minister
  • Rahul Gandhi won his Wayanad seat, but fell short of about 55,000 votes short of Smriti Irani in Amethi

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Published: 22 May 2019, 11:59 PM IST
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