Source: News Bharati English09 Nov 2016 15:09:38

New Delhi, November 9: After the historical victory of Donald Trump in US presidential elections against Hillary Clinton, Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Republican leader for becoming 45th President of USA. On his twitter account, PM wrote- “Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on being elected as the 45th US President”.

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PM Modi said that the people of the country appreciate the friendship that the leader has shown towards India during his elections campaign. “We appreciate the friendship you have articulated towards India during your campaign”, PM said while tagging the twitter account of the Republican US leader.

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Pointing towards development of India-US bilateral relations, PM said that India looks forwards to take bilateral ties to a new height. “We look forward to working with you closely to take India-US bilateral ties to a new height”, PM wrote.

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Meanwhile, President Pranab Mukherjee also greeted Trump for becoming the new President of the United States of America. On his twitter account, President wrote- Congratulations @realDonaldTrump on your election as the 45th President of United States of America.  Russian President Vladimir Putin also congratulated the Hillary rival on winning US presidential election

Embeded ObjectTrump won 289 electoral votes against the democratic leader Hillary Clinton who was able to take away 209 votes. After winning the elections, Trump who is known for his controversial comments, said after the victory that he is the President of whole America.