Bangladesh elections: PM Modi congratulates Sheikh Hasina for winning historic fourth straight term | India News – Times of India

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday spoke to his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina and congratulated her on her victory for a “historic fourth consecutive term” in the general elections.

“I also congratulate the people of Bangladesh for the successful conduct of elections. We are committed to further strengthen our enduring and people-centric partnership with Bangladesh,” PM Modi said in a post on X.
Hasina won the Gopalganj-3 constituency in a landslide victory, her eighth term as a Member of Parliament, while her party – Awami League – secured victory in 223 seats to form the government in the elections conducted on Sunday.
The Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), Jamaat-e-Islami and like-minded parties observed a strike across the country as they boycotted the elections and claimed that the elections were not free or fair.

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