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Sushma Swaraj congratulates PM Modi as he leads in Varanasi; here’s what she said

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 23 May 2019, 12:17 IST

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj took to Twitter and posted a congratulatory message for Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Perhaps, Swaraj has become the first of the ministers who tweeted first to congratulate PM Modi as he leads from his Varanasi constituency.


Check out what she tweeted:

 

Sushma Swaraj posted a message in Hindi and wrote, ‘PM Modi ji, thank you so much for giving a huge victory for Bhartiya Janata Party. I express my compassion towards the countrymen.’

Also read: Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 LIVE Updates: As counting begins, NDA leads in early trends

Narendra Modi-led NDA is all set to make the government for the second time in the country after a major victory in most part of the country.

As per the Election Commission latest updates, BJP is leading from 295 seats while Rahul Gandhi-led Congress trailed far behind with 50.

Also read: Lok Sabha Election Result 2019: Maneka Gandhi trailing in Sultanpur constituency

With its allies, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance could win 343 seats in the 543-member Lok Sabha. In the last election, the NDA had 336 seats while BJP accounted for 282.

-With PTI inputs

First published: 23 May 2019, 11:22 IST
 
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