Final Indian election results confirm return of Modi's BJP

May 24, 2019

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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures towards his supporters after the election results at BJP headquarter in New Delhi, India, May 23. — Reuters
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gestures towards his supporters after the election results at BJP headquarter in New Delhi, India, May 23. — Reuters

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Hindu nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) increased its majority in India's election with its best-ever tally of 303 seats, final results confirmed on Friday.

The main opposition Congress party trailed the BJP with 52 out of the 543 elected seats in parliament, data from the Election Commission showed.

Details to follow.