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Assembly Election 2016 Results: PM Narendra Modi congratulates Jayalalithaa, Mamata

Prime Minister Narendra Modi On Thursday Congratulated Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa And West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee As Trends Coming From Counting Of Votes Showed The Two Ministers Will Retain Power In Their Respective States.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Bindiya Bhatt | Updated on: 19 May 2016, 11:46:43 AM
Narendra Modi

New Delhi:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday congratulated Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee as trends coming from counting of votes showed the two ministers will retain power in their respective states.
PM Modi personally spoke to Jayalalithaa and Mamata over phone to congratulated them and informed the same on his Twitter handle. “Had a telephone conversation with Jayalalithaa ji and congratulated her on her victory. Also conveyed my best wishes to her,” tweeted PM Modi.

“I spoke to @sarbanandsonwal & congratulated him for the performance of the party & the efforts through the campaign.”
“Spoken to @MamataOfficial ji & congratulated her on the impressive victory. My best wishes to her as she begins her 2nd term.”

He took it to Twitter to wish other candidates too in a series of tweets as her wrote: “Heartiest congratulations to Assam BJP Karyakartas & leaders for the exceptional win. This win is historic by all standards. Phenomenal!”

“BJP will do everything possible to fulfil dreams & aspirations of the people of Assam & take the state’s development journey to new heights. Across India, people are placing their faith in BJP & see it as the party that can usher in all-round & inclusive development. I thank the people of Assam, WB, TN, Puducherry & Kerala for their support & assure them we will always work hard & serve them.”

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First Published : 19 May 2016, 11:42:00 AM