India's elections an inspiration across the world, says US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

New Delhi, May 24: Terming "India's elections an inspiration" across the world, United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Thursday congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the National Democratic Alliance on their resounding victory in 17th Lok Sabha elections."Congratulations to @narendramodi and the NDA for their victory in India's election, and to the Indian people for casting their votes in such historic numbers. As the world's largest exercise in democracy, #India's election is an inspiration around the world," tweeted Pompeo.US President Donald Trump also congratulated Modi on his win, outlining that "great things are in store for the US-India partnership with the return of PM Modi at the helm."Scores of world leaders including Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, Russian President Vladimir Putin, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu extended their wishes to PM Modi, as he's slated to undertake his second consecutive term as India's Prime Minister.The BJP on Thursday got an overwhelming majority in the Lok Sabha, crossing on its own the 300-mark while storming back to power for the second consecutive term. -- With Agencies