Meeting Pranab Da is always an enriching experience: Narendra Modi

WION Web Team New Delhi, India May 28, 2019, 03.21 PM(IST)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi met former President Pranab Mukherjee. Photograph:( ANI )

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Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a clear majority with 303 seats, which is 22 more than its 2014 tally. Along with its allies, the NDA stands at 352 in the 17th Lok Sabha.

Prime Minister-elect Narendra Modi on Tuesday met former president Pranab Mukherjee after a landslide victory in the Lok Sabha elections.

Modi termed the meeting as an enriching experience.

''Meeting Pranab Da is always an enriching experience. His knowledge and insights are unparalleled. He is a statesman who has made an indelible contribution to our nation. Sought his blessings during our meeting today,'' Modi tweeted.

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Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) secured a clear majority with 303 seats, which is 22 more than its 2014 tally. Along with its allies, the NDA stands at 352 in the 17th Lok Sabha.

Earlier on Saturday, Modi was elected as leader of the NDA in a ceremony at Parliament's Central Hall. Later, he met President Ram Nath Kovind and staked claim to form government at the centre.

Narendra Modi will take oath as the Prime Minister for a second term on May 30.