Historic mandate: Will never betray faith of those who trusted BJP, assures PM Modi

| Updated: Mar 12, 2017 06:28 IST

New Delhi [India], Mar. 12 (ANI): After the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) witnessed an unprecedented victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was inundated in a deluge of congratulatory messages from celebrities, politicians and admirers alike, all hailing him for the historic mandate given to the saffron party. Taking to Twitter, the Prime Minister responded to several messages including that of singing icon Lata Mangeshkar, former Indian cricketer Mohammad Kaif and Flipkart Chairman Sachin Bansal. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">More than my understanding, it is the people who have trusted the BJP & we will never betray this faith. <a href="https://t.co/EnKFoLaLDA">https://t.co/EnKFoLaLDA</a></p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/840616820897853440">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Lata Didi, thank you very much for the wishes. As always, your wishes are very special. <a href="https://t.co/f4rcVdCDxQ">https://t.co/f4rcVdCDxQ</a></p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/840618838991360000">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you Sri Sri Ji. All our time & energy is fully devoted towards fulfilling people&#39;s aspirations. <a href="https://t.co/JX8IlfXxGQ">https://t.co/JX8IlfXxGQ</a></p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/840618382038773760">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thanks a lot. Yes, the scale and support is historical. <a href="https://t.co/C6gX9YoqUg">https://t.co/C6gX9YoqUg</a></p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/840618167533621248">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you. People are voting for development. <a href="https://t.co/4y1EgqhpNE">https://t.co/4y1EgqhpNE</a></p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/840617868869885952">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Thank you. <a href="https://t.co/lPp4UzLoeT">https://t.co/lPp4UzLoeT</a></p>&mdash; Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) <a href="https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/840615800960569344">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> Earlier in the day, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi also congratulated the Prime Minister, indicating the setting of a healthy trend of bipartisanship. <blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">I congratulate Shri. Narendra Modi and the BJP on their victory in Uttar Pradesh & Uttarakhand</p>&mdash; Office of RG (@OfficeOfRG) <a href="https://twitter.com/OfficeOfRG/status/840523033378930688">March 11, 2017</a></blockquote> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script> To which the Prime Minister responded saying, "thank you. Long live democracy!" Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi took the occasion to thank for the support the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) gained from different sections of the society. An overjoyed Prime Minister took to twitter to express his emotions. "Am overjoyed that BJP has received unprecedented support from all sections of society. Huge support from the youth is gladdening," he tweeted. Prime Minister Modi also congratulated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah and other party bearers for their exemplary work in taking the party to new heights. "I salute the hard work of BJP Karyakartas. They have tirelessly worked hard at the grassroots level & won the confidence of the people," he tweeted. "Every moment of our time, everything we do is for welfare & wellbeing of the people of India. We believe in the power of 125 crore Indians," he added. Prime Minister Modi also thanked the people of Punjab for giving the BJP-Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) alliance the opportunity to serve them for ten years. The rule of the alliance now comes to an end with the trends in Punjab show the Congress leading with 76 seats, the AAP leading in 23 seats and the BJP-SAD leading in 18 seats. "I thank people of Punjab for giving @Akali_Dal_ & @BJP4Punjab the opportunity to serve for 10 years & for the support we got in these polls," the Prime Minister tweeted. Accepting defeat, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said, "I hope the next government will work better than SP government," however, he stated that Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance will continue in future. Breaking all previous records, Bharatiya Janata Party has bagged two-third majority in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand Assembly elections. (ANI)
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