Aaditya Thackeray, Ramdas Athawale, Devendra Fadnavis and Uddhav Thackeray along with other supporters at the latter's home Matoshree in Bandra East
Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday hailed BJP-led NDA's performance in the Lok Sabha elections saying the 'Modi wave' of the 2014 polls turned into a 'tsunami' this time. He was talking to reporters after the latest trends showed that the NDA appeared set to retain power at the Centre with a landslide margin.
Devendra Fadnavis continued, "Now, it has turned into a tsunami. Going by the current trends, I think our seats in Maharashtra are likely to go up. It has also increased our responsibilities."
BJP-Shiv Sena combine was ahead in 44 of the 48 Lok Sabha constituencies in Maharashtra, appeared to have got an unassailable lead in around half a dozen seats, as per trends are available so far.
BJP supporters happily feed each other laddoos at Shiv Sena Bhavan following their party's lead in the ongoing General Election results 2019
Women Shiv Sena members danced their way to glory near Shiv Sena Bhavan at Dadar in Mumbai
Shiv Sena supporters remember their party founder Bal Thackeray on this historic win
Shiv Sena supporters feed laddoos to their party President Uddhav Thackeray on this historic win
The Lok Sabha polls that commenced on April 11 and wrapped up on May 19, saw approximately 900 million voters exercising their franchise and deciding the fate of 7,928 candidates across 542 seats in the country. Out of those candidates, 724 were women and four were transgenders
Chief of Shiv Sena Uddhav Thackeray along with his son Aaditya Thackeray hosted Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis along with Ramdas Athawale at their home Matoshree in Kalanagar, Bandra East. (Pics/ Nimesh Dave)
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