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Look forward to continue working with you: Narendra Modi tweets congratulating Justin Trudeau

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 22 Sep 2021, 09:02 am

New Delhi: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Canadian PM Justin Trudeau as he returned to power for another term by winning the polls.

Modi said he is looking forward to further work with him to strengthen the India-Canada bond.

"Congratulations Prime Minister @JustinTrudeau on your victory in the elections! I look forward to continue working with you to further strengthen India-Canada relations, as well as our cooperation on global and multilateral issues," Modi tweeted.

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will continue to remain in power as his Liberal Party has won the snap poll in the country but fell short of the majority mark in an almost repeat of the 2019 poll results.

The Liberals are reportedly leading or winning in 156 of 338 seats in the House of Commons, 14 less than the majority mark.

The Conservative Party, which had bagged 121 seats in 2019, increased its tally by two in the 2021 snap poll which was called by Trudeau.

The Liberals had won 157 seats in the 2019 elections.

The fate of Canadians as well as Trudeau, who wanted to turn his minority government into a majority one through the snap poll, remained the same as the Prime Minister will have to get support from others to remain in power.