BJP set to rule 12 states on its own, Congress reduced to 3

New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS): By retaining Madhya Pradesh and winning in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan, the BJP is now in power in 12 states across the country, while the Congress reduced to power in only three states.

The BJP retained Madhya Pradesh with a brute majority of 165 seats in the 230-member Assembly. The saffron party also won in Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan with a massive mandate.


On the other hand, the Congress, with its victory in Telangana, is now in power in three states across the country besides Karnataka and Himachal Pradesh.

The grand old party was hoping for a second term in Chhattisgarh as well as Rajasthan, but its dreams shattered after it failed to get the mandate.

Besides the three states, where the elections results were announced on Sunday, BJP is in the power on its own in Uttarakhand, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Goa, Assam, Tripura, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh.

The saffron party is also part of the ruling coalition in four states -- Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Nagaland and Sikkim.

The states ruled by the BJP-led NDA will now account for almost half of the 543 Lok Sabha seats, while only two states, accounting for less than 50 Lok Sabha seats, are now governed by parties not aligned with either the NDA or the Indian National Developmental Inclusive Alliance (INDIA) of opposition parties.

The Congress is also part of the ruling coalitions in Bihar with Grand Alliance partners -- RJD and the JD-U and Jharkhand with the JMM. It is also an ally of the DMK, which is in power in Tamil Nadu. However, the Congress is not part of the Tamil Nadu government.

Meanwhile, the AAP, with its governments in Delhi and Punjab, is the third biggest national party.




Top Stories

Comment on this article

  • Prakash, Manipal

    Mon, Dec 04 2023

    Personal choices aside this is some indication to come for close to 350 seats in Loksabha elections for bajapa... facts are sacred and comments are always free... People will talk many things including EV machine manipulation etc... But those are only frustrations being vented... People have reposed faith for stability and continuation of long term projects... My desire for a strong opposition looks like fading once again...

    DisAgree [2] Agree [23] Reply Report Abuse

  • real kujuma, kodial

    Mon, Dec 04 2023

    most of the places they did horse trading....only UP and gujju land they won on their own strength...what they did in Goa and maharashtra everyone knows...

    DisAgree [27] Agree [7] Reply Report Abuse

  • Jossey Saldanha, Raheja Waterfront

    Mon, Dec 04 2023

    Stop fooling people by visiting Temples ...

    DisAgree [13] Agree [16] Reply Report Abuse

Leave a Comment

Title: BJP set to rule 12 states on its own, Congress reduced to 3

You have 2000 characters left.


Please write your correct name and email address. Kindly do not post any personal, abusive, defamatory, infringing, obscene, indecent, discriminatory or unlawful or similar comments. will not be responsible for any defamatory message posted under this article.

Please note that sending false messages to insult, defame, intimidate, mislead or deceive people or to intentionally cause public disorder is punishable under law. It is obligatory on Daijiworld to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments, to the authority concerned upon request.

Hence, sending offensive comments using daijiworld will be purely at your own risk, and in no way will be held responsible.