Mumbai: Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump has won the 2016 by winning key states like Florida, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania after a tough electoral battle against Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton who was touted as favourite.
The Americans have voted for their next President with a clear mandate. The world was following the election results closely and so were Indians.
Soon after Trump was declared winner, reactions started pouring in on Twitter. Celebrities in India, took to the micro-blogging site to express their take on America’s decision to have Trump as their next President.
Let us take a look at some of the reactions here:
Dear America , Trump is what happens when you watch too much Reality TV
— Huma Qureshi (@humasqureshi) 9 November 2016
America, u were shown the mirror today. Your leader #election2016
— taapsee pannu (@taapsee) 9 November 2016
Good luck America.. And the rest of the world.. #WhatsNext
— Prateik Babbar (@prateikbabbar) 9 November 2016
A man that refuses to believe that #ClimateChangeIsReal may just lead the world! #USElection2016
— Dia Mirza (@deespeak) 9 November 2016
Omg!!! I'm sad and in a shock to c where the electoral votes have gone for #DonaldTrump wht has America done a very sad day for da world
— Nigaar Z. Khan (@NigaarZKhan) 9 November 2016
— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) 9 November 2016
America has just put a pyromaniac to put out the fire... god save the world...
— Arshad Warsi (@ArshadWarsi) 9 November 2016
— Shirish Kunder (@ShirishKunder) 9 November 2016
Congratulations Mr.President n God bless U America Twas an eventful morning indeed !!!
— Trisha Krishnan (@trishtrashers) 9 November 2016
— Aditi Rao Hydari (@aditiraohydari) 9 November 2016
Despite severe criticism and opposition from certain sections of the American society, Trump succeeded in winning hearts of a number of voters in the US.