New Delhi, May 23: As the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) is heading towards a thumping win in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, Chinese President Xi Jinping on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for returning to power for the second consecutive time. Jinping wrote a letter to PM Modi for the BJP's landslide victory. Lok Sabha Elections 2019 Results LIVE News Updates: BJP Heads Towards Massive Victory, PM Narendra Modi Tweets 'India Wins Yet Again'.
"In the letter, President Xi noted the great importance he attached to the development of India-China relations and his desire to work with PM Modi to take the Closer Development Partnership between the two countries to a new height,” said the Ministry of External Affairs. Jinping also expressed satisfaction at the strong momentum of development in India-China relations in recent years, added the MEA. Lok Sabha Election Results 2019: Trend Shows NDA Closing In at 345-Mark, PM Modi Set to Begin 2nd Term.
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The counting of the votes for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections are underway. According to the latest trends, the NDA is leading on 343 seats, while the Congress is ahead on only 90 seats. The parliamentary polls in the country were held in the seven phases from April 11 to May 19.