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Dismal electoral run of Congress continues; party wiped out in West Bengal

Dismal electoral run of Congress continues in the assembly elections to four states and one Union Territory.
 

Dismal electoral run of Congress continues; party almost wiped out in West Bengal-dnm
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Bengaluru, First Published May 2, 2021, 1:48 PM IST
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The Congress party once again finds itself in the familiar scenario of yet another dismal electoral performanc As voting concludes in West Bengal, Kerala, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, there is hardly anything for the Grand Old Party to rejoice. 

Kerala

Congress is projected second-largest party with leads on 21 seats and 24.2% of the votes, according to the Election Commission. The party had won exactly the same number of seats in the 2016 assembly elections as well.

West Bengal

Congress has been wiped out in West Bengal. To recall, the grand old party had won 44 seats in the 2016 assembly elections.

Assam

Congress is projected to be the second-largest party with leads on 28 seats and 28.6% of the votes. Congress had won 26 seats in the 2016 assembly elections as well.

Tamil Nadu

Congress is projected to win on 16 seats. The party had won 8 seats in Tamil Nadu 2016 assembly elections.

Puducherry

Congress has won just 2 seats in Puducherry. Congress. The party had won 15 seats in the 2016 assembly elections. 

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