From world leaders to eminent citizens from various walks of life to political rivals, a large number of people congratulated Shri Narendra Modi on leading the NDA to a historic win in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.
BJP leaders celebrate historic win, call Shri Modi
As soon as the results of the Lok Sabha elections started coming a large number of BJP leaders telephoned Shri Narendra Modi to wish him. This includes Shri LK Advani, Shri Rajnath Singh, Smt. Sushma Swaraj, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Shri V Satish, Shri Prem Kumar Dhumal and Shri Ram Lal ji. Former Gujarat CM Shri Keshubhai Patel congratulated Narendra Modi on the BJP’s historic victory.
Wishes from Sarsanghchalak ji
The respected Sarsanghchalak of the RSS Shri Mohan Bhagwat telephoned spoke to Shri Narendra Modi over the telephone and congratulated him on the phenomenal victory.
Wishes cutting across party lines
Leaders from other political parties wished Shri Narendra Modi. This includes one of India’s senior most and most respected politicians, Punjab Chief Minister Shri Parkash Singh Badal.
Dr. Manmohan Singh (Prime Minister of India 2004-2014) called Shri Modi and wised him. Other leaders from the Congress Party who spoke to Shri Modi include Shri Kamal Nath and Shri Anand Sharma. Shri Sharad Pawar telephoned Shri Modi to extend his good wishes on the result. Dr. Shashi Tharoor shared his good wishes on Twitter and described the victory as astonishing. Puducherry Chief Minister Shri N Rangasamy was among the leaders who wished Shri Modi.
Eminent Individuals from various walks of life
Among the eminent public figures who congratulated Shri Modi over the telephone include the revered Morari Bapu ji and Swami Ramdev. Governor of Chhattisgarh Shri Shekhar Dutt and Mrs. Kokilaben Ambani were among those who called up Shri Modi to wish him.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama wrote a letter to Shri Modi and wished him. He expressed confidence that India would progress under Shri Modi in the same way as Gujarat had progressed under his leadership.
Legal luminary Justice VR Krishna Iyer, who is an old well wisher of Shri Modi wrote a letter to him in which he said that when the history of India is written the Modi chapter will be illustrious and luminously radiant to inspire coming generations.
International leaders wish Shri Modi
A large number of world leaders extended their wishes to Shri Narendra Modi. The Prime Minister of Pakistan Shri Nawaz Sharif telephoned Shri Modi and wished him. So did President Rajapaksa of Sri Lanka. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, President of Afghanistan and former President of Maldives Mr. Nasheed.
The King of Bhutan His Excellency Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuckand and the PM of Bhutan, a nation with which India enjoys strong relations called Shri Modi to convey their good wishes.
The President of USA Mr. Barack called up Shri Modi to congratulate him. Prime Minister Cameron too expressed his congratulations to Shri Modi over the telephone.
Prime Minister of Austria Mr. Tony Abbott, PM of Norway Ms. Erna Solberg, PM of Qatar Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani and Prime Minister Netanyahu of Israel are among the world leaders who talked to Shri Modi wishing him on the emphatic win.
The Prime Minister of Mauritius Mr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam called Shri Modi and wished the two nations continue to strengthen their relations in the years to come.
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