Congress Again

May 21, 2009 at 5:43 am (Uncategorized)

Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh

Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh

Beyond expectations, India’s ruling party sweeped the month long general elections, marking the biggest victory by any party since the past 18 years in the country.

The party President, Ms Indira Gandhi was quick to reinforce Manmohan Singhs appointment as Prime Minister, something earlies Rahul Ghandi had been emphasizing on, amidst speculation of the young Gandhi taking over.

Total number of seats – 543
Results Declared – 543
Trends Available – 543

Party Name Ahead Won Total
Congress +(UPA) 0 262 262 (+80)
( Congress 206 (+55)
TC 19 (+17)
NCP 9 (-1)
DMK 18 (+2))

BJP+ (NDA) 0 155 157 (-14)
(BJP 116 (-15)
JD(U) 20 (+12)
SS 11 (0)
RLD 5 (+2) )

Third Front 0 67 67 (-36)
Fourth Front 0 27 27 (-37)
Oth 0 30 30 (+9)

The United Progressive Alliance will form the ruling coalition by June 2nd 2009.

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