2019 Indian General Election Result: PM Narendra Modi tendered his resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday after the Union Cabinet passed a resolution to dissolve the 16th Lok Sabha. The BJP won 303 seats while the Congress managed to come first on 52 seats, as per the final result of Lok Sabha election 2019 declared by the Election Commission.
On the other hand, the Congress Working Committee will meet in New Delhi on Saturday to deliberate upon the party’s drubbing in the Lok Sabha elections. A PTI report said that Rahul Gandhi may offer to resign as Congress president. The Congress party was faced with a humiliating defeat in the general elections yet again. The Congress had won just 44 seats in 2014.
After the Cabinet’s recommendation is passed in the form of a resolution, President Ram Nath Kovind will dissolve the present Lok Sabha, thus initiating the process to constitute the 17th LokSabha. The term of the 16th Lok Sabha expired on June 3. The swearing-in of the new Modi government will be held on May 30 while on May 28, PM Modi will visit his Lok Sabha constituency Varanasi where he will hold a roadshow. Modi has retained the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat by a huge margin of 4.80 lakh votes.