New Delhi, May 25: Narendra Modi on Saturday was appointed as the Prime Minister of the country after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) delegation handed over a letter of support to President Ram Nath Kovind. The delegation was headed by the BJP president Amit Shah. The swearing-in ceremony of PM Modi is likely to take place on May 30. He will take oath as the Prime Minister for the second consecutive time. PM Narendra Modi Meets President Ram Nath Kovind To Stake Claim to Form Next Government After Thumping Win in Lok Sabha Elections 2019.
Earlier in the day, PM Modi was elected as the leader of the NDA. He also chaired the NDA parliamentary meet which was held at Sansad Bhawan in New Delhi. During his address, he said that India voted for pro-incumbency in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. He added that his government will not only work for those who had shown trust in the NDA, but also for those whose trust is yet to win by the party.
PM Modi's Tweet:
I thank colleagues of the BJP and NDA for placing their faith in me and electing me to lead the NDA in Parliament.
We will work together, as a team and contribute to India’s development trajectory. pic.twitter.com/r1jc9xsTe3
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 25, 2019
The BJP secured a thumping victory in the recently concluded parliamentary polls. The NDA secured 352 seats, out which the saffron party bagged 303 seats. The Congress on the other side failed to left any mark in these elections. The grand old party did not even touch the thee-figure mark. Meanwhile, the seat share of Others was also restricted to 97.