Modi expect­ed to win third term as Indi­an prime min­is­ter: Exit polls

Modi expected to win third term as Indian prime minister: Exit polls

Exit polling data sug­gest that Indi­an Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi is expect­ed to win a third term at the con­clu­sion of the six-week elec­tion.
Modi, the leader of India’s right-wing Bharatiya Jana­ta Par­ty, has been the country’s chief exec­u­tive since 2014, and exit polling data indi­cate he will remain so for anoth­er five years.
Though polls closed Sat­ur­day, results are not expect­ed until Tues­day. That did not stop Modi from tak­ing to social media and claim­ing vic­to­ry, how­ev­er.
“I can say with con­fi­dence that the peo­ple of India have vot­ed in record num­bers to re-elect the [Nation­al Demo­c­ra­t­ic Alliance] gov­ern­ment,” Modi said in a post on X, tout­ing the NDA’s work that has “brought about a qual­i­ta­tive change in …