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Modi congratulates Shah, Irani for election to Rajya Sabha

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Prime Minister Modi today congratulated Union minister Smriti Irani and chief on being elected to the from Gujarat.

While Shah made his maiden entry to the Rajya Sabha, Irani was reelected to the upper House in the polls held yesterday.

"Congratulations to President @AmitShah & ministerial colleague @smritiirani on getting elected to the from Gujarat," Modi wrote in a tweet.

The prime minister also congratulated Shah for completing three years as the chief and noted that the saffron party's base had expanded during this period.

"Congratulations to Shri @AmitShah on completing 3 successful years as @BJP4India President," he said in another tweet.

Modi said that under Shah's leadership, the BJP has expanded its base in several areas and diligently worked towards nation building.

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First Published: Wed, August 09 2017. 09:42 IST