Incoming Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised to fulfill the dreams of 1.2 billion people after an election win which delivered the country's first outright majority government in 30 years.
Mr Modi declared the result a "landmark" and promised the nation "good days are about it come" once his BJP party's victory was confirmed.
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Speaking as a Scot - not the ITV News Scotland Correspondent - I am feeling a great anxiety about what lies ahead.
For many of us it has felt more like late summer than earlier autumn. But expect some misty, low cloud hit eastern counties tonight.
ITV Border's Political Editor Peter MacMahon on whether or not Scots have decided to end more than three centuries of history.