Brexit
Early reactions as Britain decides to leave EU. Pictured: Dawn breaks over London as votes are counted for the EU referendumReuters

Going against analysts' predictions, the Untied Kingdom created history by deciding to leave the European Union on Friday, the Telegraph reported. 

At present, more than 93 percent of the votes have been counted, and the "leave" campaign has won 51.8 percent, while the "remain" camp has garnered 48.2 percent of the votes.

"I'm so greatful to the British people for stranding up to all the scaremongering and the threats and the blackmail ... and just showing good British grit and common sense," MEP David Campbell Bannerman told the publication.

India's reaction to Brexit

An Indian finance ministry official on Friday said India had the "firepower" to withstand Britain's exit from the European Union (EU). It would speed up growth programmes to offset the impact of the U.K. quitting the bloc. The South Asian nation does not expect its foreign trade to suffer due the impact, Reuters reported.

"India is prepared for all eventualities," Shaktikanta Das, Economic Affairs secretary, was quoted as saying by the agency.

India's ministry of external affairs tweeted as saying-

Here are some of the reactions on Brexit

Nigel Farage, Leader of U.K. Independence Party (UKIP) and member of European Parliament for the South East of England also expressed his view on Twitter. 

Meanwhile, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnball said the immediate impact of the U.K.'s referendrum will be very limited. In a press statement, Turnball said "the impact on Australia immediately, directly, from a legal point of view, will be very limited because it will take some years for the United Kingdom to leave the European Union, to negotiate an exit. However, we've seen already large falls on stock markets and there will be a degree of uncertainty for some time," the Guardian reported.

Here are tweets from others:

Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron thanked Britons for staying together. 

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