India’s BJP takes a clear lead in Lok Sabha elections

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May 23, 2019

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India’s BJP takes a clear lead in Lok Sabha elections

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NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to score a historic victory in India’s general election, Indian media reports have said.

According to India’s Election Commission, BJP is ahead in 343 of the 542 seats, which is evident that Modi will lead the next government for another five years.

A total of 272 seats is needed for a majority in India’s Lok Sabha, the lower house of parliament.

According to the figures, the main opposition Congress Party is ahead of 90 seats.

India’s Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj, who is also a senior BJP leader, tweeted that the BJP had won a “massive victory”. (Agencies)

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