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Manmohan Singh congratulates Modi, to resign Saturday

New Delhi, May 16 , 2014, IANS 15:36 IST
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday congratulated BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for leading his party to victory in the Lok Sabha election. PTI. File Photo
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Friday congratulated BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi for leading his party to victory in the Lok Sabha election.

With BJP headed for a big majority in the Lok Sabha, Modi is set to succeed Manmohan Singh as the country's 14th prime minister.

"Prime Minister Manmohan Singh calls Narendra Modi and congratulated him on his party's victory in the Lok Sabha elections," according to a message on the twitter handle of the Prime Minister's Office.

On Saturday, Manmohan Singh will address the nation and then will submit his resignation to President Pranab Mukherjee.

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