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BJP welcomes Trump's win, hopes to blossom Indo-U.S. relation further

Updated: Nov 09, 2016 15:10 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 9(ANI): Welcoming the win of Donald Trump as the new elected president of United States of America, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday expressed hope to blossom Indo-American relations further.

"The best thing about the U.S. elections is that it is like our own democracy. We are the world's largest democracy and U.S.A. is world's oldest democracy. Elections has been held in the fiercest manner possible where people of America have elected Donald Trump as their President," BJP spokesperson G.V.L. Narasimha Rao told ANI.

"BJP conveys its best wishes to Donald Trump. Congratulations to him and we hope under his leadership the Indo-American relation which have been constantly improving for several years will continue to grow," he added.

Rao reiterated that U.S.-India partnership would further blossom to benefit of the citizens of both the countries.

Donald Trump has been elected the President of the United States.

The Republican nominee won after capturing Wisconsin's 10 electoral votes, putting him over the 270 threshold.

Trump's surprising performance at the polls ended Hillary Clinton's quest to make history as the first female president of the United States.

The 70-year-old celebrity businessman who had never before run for office, is poised to become the oldest president ever elected to a first term.(ANI)