Vice President congratulates people of India for giving a clear mandate
"I congratulate the people of India for making their choice so clear with resounding clarity and voting for stability.
I congratulate the Election Commission for the smooth and efficient conduct of elections.
I congratulate all the winning parties and candidates in whom the people have reposed immense trust.
I hope that all of us irrespective of party affiliations, will continue to deepen the roots of our rich democratic tradition and focus our collective energies on development, reforms and enhancement of the quality of our people’s lives."