PM Modi congratulates Donald Trump on becoming US 45th President-elect

Trump was elected America’s 45th president Tuesday.

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: November 9, 2016 7:39 pm
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated United States’ President-elect Donald Trump on Twitter, shorty after the results were announced Wednesday. “Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President,” Modi tweeted.

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The Prime Minsiter appreciated the “friendship” Trump campaign “articulated towards India”, Modi said, “We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height.”

Trump was elected America’s 45th president Tuesday, an astonishing victory for a celebrity businessman and political novice who capitalized on voters’ economic anxieties, took advantage of racial tensions and overcame a string of sexual assault allegations on his way to the White House.

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Global stock markets and US stock futures plunged deeply, reflecting investor alarm over what a Trump presidency might mean for the economy and trade.

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  1. A
    Nov 9, 2016 at 1:49 pm
    Modi to Trump selfie to Banti ha Na, I am coming 20 Jan 2017.
  2. R
    Nov 9, 2016 at 1:11 pm
    Dear Raja bhai, I suggest you think first how you were born and then comment on leaked condoms and slavery of my.mother, in that sene you r a M f.
  3. R
    Nov 9, 2016 at 11:57 am
    Greatest selebrity Ramdev will sure visit USA for promoting Dant kanti and other products, all the best for his beard.
  4. R
    Nov 9, 2016 at 9:56 am
    Now and on, Mr. Modiji will hv to rub Trump, teach him Yoga, frequently visit USA to give orders and get impossible favours such as NSG, Isolation of stan and so on. In the meanwhile ban Chinese goods and bring in South China sea dispute ( India is in no way concerned in this matter), and win the souls and hearts of Indian electorate.
  5. D
    D Raja
    Nov 9, 2016 at 2:51 pm
    Lol the pain is apparent.
  6. K
    Nov 9, 2016 at 11:47 am
    In order to have good relationship with TRUMP, I would like to suggest MODI our PM, should travelled immediately and touch the feet of TRUMP as big brothers. Once you do this you will be graded as good PM and all your past criminal record will wipe out. But if HINDUISM not allowed to touches the feet of other religion, that is different, Hindu culture you claimed best then you have touch the feet of TRUMP.
  7. K
    Nov 9, 2016 at 11:48 am
    RSS bhadway will go KASHMIR with Saboon.
  8. R
    Ramesh Nittoor
    Nov 9, 2016 at 12:31 pm
    Raja boy, do not take it so emotionally. I am an American citizen, and have seen how after 9-11 Prez Bush had dismantled the dirty tricks department, it will be back in sadlle again. The three fellas, Trump, Newt and Rudy are the new helmsmen of US now. I do hope there in enough toughness and sagacity to resolve issues for Indian development.
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