Election results 2017: PM Modi thanks people for historic win, says 'we believe in power of 125 cr Indians'
Thanking people of India for the "continued faith," Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said the historic win in Assembly elections was very humbling and overwhelming.
In a series of tweets after BJP's landslide win in Uttar Pradesh and BJP, Modi said, "Gratitude to the people of India for the continued faith, support and affection for the BJP. This is very humbling & overwhelming. I am overjoyed that BJP has received unprecedented support from all sections of society. Huge support from the youth is gladdening."
"I salute the hardwork of BJP Karyakartas. They have tirelessly worked hard at the grassroots level & won the confidence of the people. Congratulations to Amit Shah, party office bearers & state units for their exemplary work in taking the party to new heights," Modi said on his twitter account.
"Every moment of our time, everything we do is for welfare and wellbeing of the people of India. We believe in the power of 125 crore Indians," the Prime Minister said.
Accepting the loss in Punjab, Modi said, "I am overjoyed that BJP has received unprecedented support from all sections of society. Huge support from the youth is gladdening."
Riding on Modi's popularity, the BJP is headed for a stunning victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand. In UP, BJP, along with its alliance, is set to win over 320 seats in 403-member Assembly.
The BJP is leading in 57 seats in the 70-member Uttarakhand Assembly, while ruling Congress was racing ahead in 11, except Chief Minister Harish Rawat who lost on both Haridwar (Rural) seat and Kichcha seats.