PM Modi meets Union council of ministers ahead of Lok Sabha elections results

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Updated: May 21, 2019 8:08:57 PM

Reports suggest that the decision to host dinner for allies was taken after the exit poll results. Almost all exit polls have predicted a massive win for the BJP-led NDA under Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. The party is predicted to win 277 to 365 seats by various polling agencies.

BJP is predicted to win 277 to 365 seats by various polling agencies. (ANI)

Ahead of poll results, the BJP held a meeting of Union Council of Ministers at the party headquarters in Delhi. Prime Minister Narendra and BJP President Amit Shah were present at the meeting. After meeting, Amit Shah congratulated the ministers for their hard work and ‘remarkable’ achievements in the last five years. “Let us keep this momentum going for a New India under the leadership of PM @narendramodi. Sharing pictures of Aabhar Milan of Union Council of Ministers at BJP HQ, New Delhi,” he said in a tweet.

Among the key ministers who are present at the meeting are Union ministers Rajnath Singh, Nitin Gadkari, Arun Jaitley, JP Nadda, Piyush Goyal, Prakash Javadekar and Smriti Irani. Minister and LJP chief Ram Vilas Paswan, Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the Akali Dal and Anupriya Patel of the Apna Dal were also present at the meeting. The BJP described the occasion as one to thank ministers for their service in the last five years.

After the meeting, BJP will host dinner for its allies and discuss the future course of action. Reports suggest that the decision to host dinner for allies was taken after the exit poll results. Almost all exit polls have predicted a massive win for the BJP-led NDA under Narendra Modi and Amit Shah. The party is predicted to win 277 to 365 seats by various polling agencies.

The counting of votes will begin at 8 am on Thursday.

 

 

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