Humbled, overwhelmed by continued support to BJP: Modi
NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said he was humbled as well as overwhelmed by the continued support of the people to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the assembly elections.
"Gratitude to the people of India for their continued faith, support and affection for the BJP. It is very humbling and overwhelming. Every moment of our time, everything we do is for the welfare and well-being of the people of India. We believe in the power of 125 crore Indians," Modi said in a series of tweets.
"The huge support from the youth is gladdening."
He thanked the voters of Uttar Pradesh for bringing BJP back to power in the state, saying that "this historic win of BJP is a victory of development and good governance".
Modi said as a member of Parliament from Varanasi, "I am overwhelmed by the unwavering trust and immense love of the people of Kashi. I bow to the people of Kashi".
He also thanked the voters of Uttarakhand and assured that the BJP will serve them with full dedication for the next five years.
"The victory in Uttarakhand is very special. Thanks to people of the 'Devbhumi'. I assure the BJP will serve the people with full readiness and dedication," he tweeted.
Modi also thanked the people of Punjab for giving the Shiromani Akali Dal and alliance partner BJP the opportunity to serve them for 10 years and "for the support we got in these polls".
The Congress is headed for a two thirds majority in the 117-seat Punjab assembly, with party veteran Amarinder Singh set to return as Chief Minister of the border state.
The Prime Minister also praised BJP workers for their hard work. "They have tirelessly worked hard at the grass-roots level and won the confidence of the people."
Modi congratulated BJP President Amit Shah, party office-bearers and state units for their "exemplary work in taking the party to new heights".