Mumbai, May 23: Prime Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to celebrate as the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was headed towards a historic victory. As per the Election Commission trends, the BJP was leading on its own on 299 seats. PM Modi, set for a second term as the Prime Minister, tweeted saying India had won yet again. "Together we grow. Together we prosper. Together we will build a strong and inclusive India. India wins yet again," Modi tweeted. Meanwhile, Modi was also leading from his seat Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh by a huge margin of over 3,20,000 votes. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results Live News Updates.
The BJP was on its way to performing way better than it did in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections. PM Narendra Modi will also be addressing party workers at BJP headquarters on Thursday evening. List of BJP Winners in Lok Sabha Polls.
Read PM Narendra Modi's Tweet
सबका साथ + सबका विकास + सबका विश्वास = विजयी भारत
Together we grow.
Together we prosper.
Together we will build a strong and inclusive India.
India wins yet again! #VijayiBharat
— Chowkidar Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) May 23, 2019
Voting for the Lok Sabha Elections 2019 was held in the country in seven phases between April 11 and May 19. The counting of votes began 8 am and the final results will be out by Thursday evening. The Congress was leading in just about 50 seats.
BJP President Amit Shah had said at the beginning of the campaigning for Lok Sabha elections 2019 that the party would win more than 300 seats this election. The exit polls had also predicted more than 330 seats for the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA).