I am not sure if you really have a partial view or you are using the existing "View" to be rendered as partial view.
The Razor syntax to render a partial view is
I think you are creating a "View" and rendering it as you render a "Partial View". A partial view is a special reusable view and it is placed inside "Shared" folder. When you create a view you will have to check "Create as Partial View" checkbox.
Check this link
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Hope it helps.