PM Modi is now speaking at a rally in Ahmedabad.
After a stunning victory in the national elections and staking claim form new government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Gujarat for a public meeting today. In Ahmedabad, PM Modi paid his tributes at Sardar Patel's statue today evening and is now speaking at a rally. PM also visited his mother to seek her blessings.
Yesterday, PM Modi was unanimously elected as leader of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) at a parliamentary meeting. Later, he met President Ram Nath Kovind and staked claim to form a new government at the centre.
The BJP's performance exceeded its tally of 2014, crossing the 300-mark just three hours into counting. Overall, the NDA has won or is leading in nearly 350 seats - the counting is still on. In 2014, the party won 282 seats, the NDA had won 336. It was the first time in more than three decades that a single party won majority on its own.
Here are the LIVE updates on PM Modi's visit to Gujarat
PM Modi arrives to meet his mother Big Mandate Brings Big Responsibity : PM
This big mandate brings big responsibilities. It is important to remain humble and grounded in the wake of such a massive win
People Mocked Me When I Said BJP Will Win Over 300 Seats, Says PM Modi
After sixth phase of polling itself I had said that it's 300 plus for us. When I said it, people mocked me. But, the results are for everyone to see. It is historic to see such a big mandate being given. The people had decided that they want a strong government again
The vote in 2019 is a pro-incumbency vote and a positive vote: PM
PM Modi Begins Address With Reference To Surat Fire Tragedy
The fire tragedy in Surat has saddened us all. We stand in solidarity with the bereaved families. May Almighty give them strength in this hour of grief. The State Govern
PM to begin his public address shortly, first after big election win
Supporters gather in huge numbers for PM Modi's public meeting in Ahmedabad PM pays floral tribute to Sardar Patel A picture of the venue where PM Modi will pay tributes to Sardar Patel Prime Minister Narendra Modi Being Greeted Upon Arrival In Ahmedabad