Shanghai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that people’s faith in the government had increased and the world’s optimism about India and its growth was at an all-time high, a year after the BJP won the Lok Sabha election.

“The people’s faith in government has increased and the world’s optimism about India and our growth is at an all-time high,” Modi said in a tweet from Shanghai, where he is on the last leg of his China visit.

“Credit for this major shift goes to the people of India, who on this day last year gave the most resounding mandate in thirty long years,” he said, adding: “16th May…this day last year great memories.”

The prime minister, who also shared images, said: “I bow to my sisters and brothers of India and congratulate them (perhaps even more) on this memorable day.”
“I once again express my gratitude to party colleagues, karyakartas and volunteers whose untiring efforts created history on 16th May 2014.”