Supporters of PM Modi in Perth were seen celebrating his certain return to power. (Photo/ANI)
Supporters of PM Modi in Perth were seen celebrating his certain return to power. (Photo/ANI)

PM Modi supporters in Australia, Singapore celebrate BJP's victory

ANI | Updated: May 23, 2019 20:24 IST

Perth [Australia], Pulau Ujong [Singapore], May 23 (ANI): As the counting trends began showing BJP-led NDA heading towards a comfortable majority in Lok Sabha, supporters of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Australia and Singapore were seen celebrating his certain return to the office.
PM Modi's supporters in the Perth city of Australia danced on the beats of drums and raised slogans. A group of women wearing saffron stoles celebrated the victory of the BJP. Similar celebrations burst out in Singapore as well.
As per official Election Commission (EC) trends, the NDA is currently leading at 347 of the 542 parliamentary seats, while the UPA is leading on 91.
Earlier in the day, BJP workers and supporters in India held celebrations at party offices in various cities, as well as its headquarters in New Delhi after the trends showed party surging towards a mammoth victory.
Supporters distributed sweets, burst crackers and danced on the streets leading to the party offices.
Large scale orders for the sweets have also been placed by the party across the country.
The Lok Sabha polls that commenced on April 11 and wrapped up on May 19, saw approximately 900 million voters exercising their franchise and deciding the fate of 7,928 candidates across 542 seats in the country. Out of those candidates, 724 were women and four were transgenders. (ANI)

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