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US President Joe Biden wishes Modi, NDA on election win

US President Joe Biden congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on their victory in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. He highlighted the strengthening friendship between India and the US and their shared future of unlimited potential.

In a post on X, Biden said, “Congratulations to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance on their victory, and to the nearly 650 million voters in this historic election. The friendship between our nations is only growing as we unlock a shared future of unlimited potential.”

The vote counting for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections took place on Tuesday. According to the Election Commission of India (ECI), the Modi-led Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) won 240 seats, while Congress secured 99 seats.

With this win, Prime Minister Narendra Modi secures a third term, though the BJP will need coalition support, mainly from JD(U) chief Nitish Kumar and TDP chief Chandrababu Naidu.

Leaders worldwide have been sending their congratulations to PM Modi on his third consecutive win. Wishes have come from neighboring countries like Maldives, Nepal, and from nations including Israel, Russia, France, Ukraine, Italy, and Jamaica.

Sri Lankan President Ranil Wickremesinghe congratulated PM Modi and the NDA on their victory, noting the confidence of the Indian people in Modi’s leadership. He expressed eagerness to strengthen the partnership between Sri Lanka and India. Opposition leader Sajith Premadasa and former Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka also extended their congratulations.

Taiwanese President Lai Ching-te congratulated Modi, expressing hope to expand India-Taiwan collaboration in trade, technology, and other sectors, contributing to peace and prosperity in the Indo-Pacific.

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and Malaysia’s Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim also congratulated Modi on his third consecutive term. Ibrahim shared his anticipation of working with Modi to enhance India-Malaysia relations, sharing a photo of a previous meeting where they were seen laughing and shaking hands.

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