In Pictures: After resounding victory, top NDA leaders meet to re-elect Prime Minister Modi
Updated On : 25 May 2019,10:53 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unanimously elected leader of the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) on Saturday at a meeting attended by its newly elected MPs and senior leaders in Parliament's Central Hall. Post that, Modi called on President Ram Nath Kovind to stake his claim to form the government, following which he will be sworn in as the next prime minister, likely next week. Modi's election was a mere formality as the NDA had already declared him the alliance's prime ministerial candidate. He has led the NDA to a landslide win in the general election, with the BJP winning 303 seats, its highest ever, and its allies 50.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeks blessings from senior BJP leader LK Advani after being elected as the leader of BJP and NDA Parliamentary Borad. The devlopment came after the crucial NDA meet at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi this evening.
BJP President Amit Shah greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his arrival for the NDA parliamentary board meeting at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi.
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Parkash Singh Badal greets Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the NDA parliamentary board meeting at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi being greeted by Sushma Swaraj during the NDA parliamentary board meeting, at Central Hall of Parliament House in New Delhi.
An NDA delegation, led by BJP President Amit Shah and comprising Prakash Singh Badal, Rajnath Singh, Nitish Kumar, Ram Vilas Paswan, Sushma Swaraj, Uddhav Thakeray, Nitin Gadkari, K. Palaniswami, Conrad Sangma and Neiphiu Rio called on President Ram Nath Kovind.
President Ram Nath Kovind appointed Narendra Modi to the office of Prime Minister of India after the latter met him at Rashtrapati Bhavan to stake him claim to form the next government.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi address following a meeting with President Ramnath Kovind at Rastrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.