"We are not happy with the results. It is not on expected lines but it is not a dismal performance either. We have done better than the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party)," Shukla told NDTV.
Shukla further said that party had expected around 70-80 seats in the crucial state of Uttar Pradesh. [Read more on UP assembly election 2012]
However, the senior Congress leader did not rule out a possible alliance with the Samajwadi Party saying the decision would be taken by the Congress high command. [Read more on Punjab assembly election 2012]