As counting of the ballot for 542 Lok Sabha seats for the world's largest democracy is underway, the Bharatiya Janata Party is surging ahead of all its rivals.
With early trends in favour of the BJP, party workers and supporters burst into celebrations at various party offices as well as its headquarters in New Delhi.
Workers distributed sweets, raised slogans and were seen dancing on the beats of drums at various places.
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This little boy is wearing his love for the PM literally on his sleeve. Swarm of party workers wore T-shirts bearing messages like 'NaMo Again', 'Chowkidar Phir Se' and 'Phir ek baar Modi Sarkar'. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
BJP supporters play the dhol as the party celebrates its victory in New Delhi. Photograph: ANI Photo
BJP workers celebrate party's lead in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, in Varanasi. Photograph: PTI Photo
Modi cutouts featured everywhere as supporters came out on to the streets to cheer the party's triumph. Photograph: Ravi Choudhary/PTI Photo
Pana Devi, wife of Union Minister and BJP candidate Arjun Ram Meghwal, and party workers celebrate BJP's lead in the Lok Sabha elections, in Bikaner. Photograph: PTI Photo
BJP supporters smear saffron coloured powder on each other as they celebrate the party's performance in the Lok Sabha elections. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
Supporters burst firecrackers to celebrate the BJP's impending victory. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
The BJP flag flies high as followers can't contain their happiness. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
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Here's to a MoDified India! Fans celebrate the BJP's victory in many innovative ways. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
BJP supporters dance the Bhangra outside the Mumbai party headquarters. Photograph: Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
BJP supporters celebrate after learning the initial election results outside the party headquarters in New Delhi. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
BJP flags flew high in Ahmedabad as early trends show the party sweeping the national elections. Photograph: Adnan Abidi/Reuters
With the trends showing a BJP sweep, celebrations broke out in the morning at the party headquarter in Mumbai's Nariman Point. Photograph:Hitesh Harisinghani/Rediff.com
A supporter holds a mask of Amit Shah, president of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Photograph: Amit Dave/Reuters