As it looks certain that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government is set to return to power. Prominent leaders from the Opposition parties are tweeting congratulatory messages to PM Modi.
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee, who has been sparring with PM Narendra Modi in past few months, was among the first to extend her wishes on Twitter.
"Congratulations to the winners" she began her tweet befor quickly adding "all losers are not losers". Without mentioning either PM Narendra Modi or Amit Shah she demanded that all VVPAT slips should be matched.
Congratulations to the winners. But all losers are not losers. We have to do a complete review and then we will share our views with you all. Let the counting process be completed fully and the VVPATs matched— Mamata Banerjee (@MamataOfficial) May 23, 2019
"So the exit polls were correct" tweeted former Jammu & Kashmir CM Omar Abdullah as he congratulated PM Narendra Modi and Amit Shah for running a "professional campaign"
He signed off with "bring on the next five years"
So the exit polls were correct. All that’s left is to congratulate the BJP & NDA for a stellar performance. Credit where credit is due PM Modi Sahib & Mr Amit Shah put together a winning alliance & a very professional campaign. Bring on the next five years.— Omar Abdullah (@OmarAbdullah) May 23, 2019
Former Jammu & Kashmir CM and People's Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti quickly followed suit and extended her wishes to Modi-Shah duo for the "historic win".
Congratulations to Narendra Modi ji for a historic mandate. Today surely belongs to BJP and it’s allies. Time for Congress to get an Amit Shah.— Mehbooba Mufti (@MehboobaMufti) May 23, 2019
Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao PM Narendra Modi as well. It is worth noting that PM Narendra Modi had warmly congratulated KCR in the past after Telangana Rashtra Samithi clinched decisive victory in Telangana assembly elections.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has often criticised Prime Minister Narendra Modi. However, on Thursday, he had only congratulatory words for the PM
I congratulate Sh Narendra Modi for this historic win and look forward to working together for the betterment of the people of Delhi.— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) May 23, 2019
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