May 23 should be celebrated as ‘Modi Diwas’ : Yoga guru Ramdev

Vastavam web: Describing May 23, when the BJP rode back to power with a massive mandate, as a “historic” day, Yoga guru Ramdev Monday said it should be celebrated either as “Modi Diwas or public welfare day”. The BJP won 303 of the 542 Lok Sabha seats that went to polls this time while the opposition was left way behind with the Congress winning only 52 seats.The results for the seven-phase general elections were announced on May 23.

“May 23 is a historic day. It should be celebrated either as Modi Diwas or Jan Kalyan Diwas (public welfare day),” Ramdev told reporters here on the sidelines of a programme to launch milk and dairy products of Patanjali.

Narendra Modi is the third prime minister of the country who has been able to retain power for a second term with full majority in Lok Sabha after Jawaharlal Nehru and Indira Gandhi.