16 May 2014
Dharamsala: The Kashag today congratulated the Indian leader Narendra Modi and Bharatya Janata Party for the landslide victory in the 16th Lok Sabha election.
Sikyong Dr. Lobsang Sangay said: ” I take this opportunity to thank the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for their unwavering support for the Tibetan people during its two full terms. I also congratulate the incoming National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government led by Bharatya Janata Party.”
The people of India have strongly affirmed their democratic rights by setting a new benchmark with highest-ever voter turnout of 66.4%. India is truly the largest democracy in the world. With unity in diversity as its core principles, India continues to practice vibrant democracy with development.