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Indian-Americans rejoice BJP's massive lok sabha election victory

President of The American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sewhani said that the re-election of the Indian leader with a strong mandate is a reflection of the emergence of 'New India'.

Press Trust of India  |  New York 

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Thursday | Photo: Reuters

The massive election victory of and his is a reflection of the emergence of 'New India' and will help boost the India-US alliance, Indian-Americans and bi-partisan organisations said.

Modi's first term as has set a high bar of leadership and governance, President of The American Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sewhani said.

"By re-electing the and the NDA, the people of have endorsed the good governance of Modi, his developmental policy based on Sabka Saath Sabka Vikaas' and his strong national security policy which has zero tolerance to terrorism, he said in a statement.

He said that the re-election of the Indian leader with a strong mandate is a reflection of the emergence of 'New India'.

has become a bright spot of global economy and a world power that can no longer be ignored, he said.

"In the next five would fast track India's development," he said.

Under Modi, India would soon be among the world's most powerful countries and top three global economies, USINPAC, a bi-partisan organisation that is the voice of over 3.2 million Indian-Americans, said in a statement.

"He hit it out of the park," Sanjay Puri, Chairman of USINPAC, said adding that This time, we call upon the world to take note of the shift taking place under Modi's leadership. is a transformative, once in a lifetime leader, with clear views about security, the economy, and foreign policy. India is strong. India won't be sidelined.

During Modi's second term as Prime Minister, Puri said will be advocating in the US for greater attention to be placed on the US-India relationship.

"It is time to rethink US-India engagement and to build a stronger alliance between our nations," he said.

"We will be working to elevate the relationship to see that it becomes a pinnacle and priority of US foreign policy," he said.

The Overseas Friends of (OFBJP)-USA congratulated Modi, Party President Amit Shah, leaders and millions of BJP volunteers who toiled hard for this stupendous victory.

The group said that the Indian voters have stamped their approval for continuing the all-round development with pro-poor, pro-farmer, and pro-business policies of

"The voters have out rightly rejected the unholy alliance of selfish regional leaders and the Party," it said.

President said the NDA government has provided basic amenities like toilets, electricity, gas cylinders etc. in the last five years.

"During next 5 years, NDA govt is going to take India to the next level with the proposed investments in infrastructure, health care, and farming sectors," he said.

First Published: Fri, May 24 2019. 15:06 IST