LS Polls: Ekta Kapoor & son rooting for Smriti; Harsh Goenka says 'unfinished agendas will get continuity'
On Twitter, India Inc captains and B-town weighed in on the results.
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Director-producer Ekta Kapoor, who gave Smriti Irani - the actress - her first big break with 'Kyuki Saas Bhi...' shared a picture of her son in front of a TV screen showing the counting saying, "All eyes on #amethi we r rooting for our aunt"
All eyes on #amethi we r rooting for our aunt https://t.co/3IwF3cfM6J— Ekta Kapoor (@ektaravikapoor) 1558594124000
Mahindra Group Chairman Anand Mahindra lauded a 'turning point in history' saying that he wasn't talking about political parties but 'women & Young,new voters. Increasingly, they will shape India’s future'.
As I watch the counting,I get the unmistakeable feeling that a turning point in history is unfolding before my eyes… https://t.co/EdpZAMFdTe— anand mahindra (@anandmahindra) 1558588304000
Industrialist Harsh Goenka said, "Resounding victory of BJP reinforces voter’s choice of their most able leader to lead the nation. Markets got off to a roaring start, reflecting sentiment of the nation. Unfinished agendas will get continuity and time to usher in prosperity and growth, both for Bharat and India."
Resounding victory of BJP reinforces voter’s choice of their most able leader to lead the nation. Markets got off t… https://t.co/eL1EEzpXB8— Harsh Goenka (@hvgoenka) 1558598571000
Earlier in the day, Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw summarised the results as a chance for the NDA 2.0 to focus on implementation and execution of its five-year plan that was kicked off in 2014.
Going by Exit Polls, NDA 2.0 must focus on implementation n execution of 5 Year Strat Plan drawn up in NDA 1.0 whic… https://t.co/JIqUxj6Rz4— Kiran Mazumdar Shaw (@kiranshaw) 1558583179000
Congratulating Modi, the BJP and NDA, banker Uday Kotak said that this was a "time for transformation and deep reform."
Time for transformation of India. Time for deep reform. I dream of us as a global superpower in my lifetime. Hearti… https://t.co/m3HshndkZ6— Uday Kotak (@udaykotak) 1558592268000
Sequoia Capital's Rajan Anandan congratulated the Prime Minister and BJP for a 'historic win', saying, "#StartupIndia looks forward to your continued support for innovation and entrepreneurship in India. #100IndiaUnicorns"
Congratulations to Prime Minister @narendramodi and team @BJP4India for a truly historic win. #StartupIndia looks f… https://t.co/niYLKrUUXP— Rajan Anandan (@RajanAnandan) 1558664826000
Actor Rajinikanth also took to Twitter to congratulate PM Modi on the win.
Respected dear @narendramodi ji hearty congratulations ... You made it !!! God bless.— Rajinikanth (@rajinikanth) 1558600733000
Author Chetan Bhagat reiterated his feelings, and tweet, from 5 years ago.
My tweet from 5 years ago! I guess can say this all over again today! Today hope won, hate lost Today work won, w… https://t.co/NwSvgJKl6v— Chetan Bhagat (@chetan_bhagat) 1558603112000
Adman Pritish Nandy, in his tweet, pointed out that PM Modi's win showed that despite reservations, "people of India want him back."
From all indications @narendramodi will win this election. It is not what many of us wanted but democracy is about… https://t.co/es9NkmITQ5— Pritish Nandy (@PritishNandy) 1558592358000
Singer Asha Bhosle congratulated PM Modi and the NDA saying, "The Indian electorate has voted wisely. Congratulations to Hon. PM Modi, NDA & all BJP party cadres who have worked tirelessly to take our country into a Golden Age that is long overdue. Jai Hind"
The Indian electorate has voted wisely. Congratulations to Hon. PM Modi, NDA & all BJP party cadres who have worked… https://t.co/ZZrlLRfNS7— ashabhosle (@ashabhosle) 1558593982000
Actor Anupam Kher, whose wife Kirron is leading from Chandigarh, also tweeted.
मोदी है तो......... :):):)— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPKher) 1558595120000
Meanwhile former cricketer Virender Sehwag asked fans about their feelings.
Answer in 3 words, how are you feeling ?— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) 1558585937000