Swaraj congratulated PM Modi even before the announcement of final results. The vote counting process for the Lok Sabha Election 2019 is underway.
ECI's official data showed that the BJP is ahead in 279 seats - more than the 272 seats needed to win the Lok Sabha election - which would give the saffron party the first back-to-back majority for any single party since 1984. The Congress was ahead in 52 seats.
The general elections in the world's biggest democracy is for 542 seats and final results are due by Thursday evening.