New Delhi: Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s brother-in-law Robert Vadra on Friday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi over his historic victory in Lok Sabha elections 2019 and hoped that ‘country is governed in a secular and a democratic manner. “I congratulate Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, BJP and NDA. I really hope that India is governed in a secular & a democratic way,” wrote Vadra on his official Facebook page. Also Read - War of Words Breaks Out in Kerala Political Circle Over Naming of New RGCB Campus After Golwalkar
He also consoled Congress party saying,”Winning and losing is a part of life. No doubt, it’s disheartening but let’s keep the fight on.” He added,”My best wishes to the Congress party leaders and workers. There was plenty of hard work that went into elections.” Also Read - Hyderabad Civic Polls: What Do GHMC Results Mean For BJP? How Amit Shah's 2017 Plan Worked Against TRS | Explained
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Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the BJP to a smashing victory in the Lok Sabha battle and become the first non-Congress man to retain power with second consecutive term with full majority on his own. The ruling BJP-led NDA decimated Congress-led UPA by bagging 303 seats.
“India wins yet again!” Modi said in his tweet soon after it became clear that BJP would get a majority on its own.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi suffered a humiliating defeat in Amethi, but won from Wayanad in Kerala. Gandhi accepted responsibility for the party’s defeat and congratulated Modi and the BJP.