Congress maintains it's Winning Streak


May 4, 2009
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The results are out and congress party has been able to consolidate it's poition in the political arena.

Most heartening is that people in Arunachal Pradesh have voted overwhelmingly for a single party. This should ensure stability and develpoment in the state.

Congress wins all three states
The Congress will form governments in Maharashtra and Haryana, retaining power with slightly reduced numbers, while it was poised for
Assembly polls
Congress ahead in all three states
a clean sweep in Arunachal Pradesh. ( Watch Video )

The Congress, along with its ally NCP, was poised to retain power in Maharashtra. The party position in 74 of the 288 Assembly seats in Maharashtra- Congress-NCP wins 41, Shiv Sena-BJP wins 24, MNS 3, Third Front 3, and Others 3. The Congress-NCP combine is also leading in a majority of seats. ( Watch Video )

In the 288-member Maharasthra Assembly, Congress-NCP combine is leading in 137 seats as against Shiv Sena-BJP coalition which is ahead in 100 seats. The Raj Thackeray-led MNS is leading in 15 constituencies. ( Watch Video )

The ruling Congress is heading for a simple majority in the 90 member Haryana Assembly winning 11 of the 23 seats which were declared and leading in 29 others much less than 67 seats in 2005 which made the party come back to power with over two third majority drubbing the INLD.
Congress wins Maharashtra, Arunachal; fractured verdict in Haryana - India - The Times of India

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