After MPs, BJP now has more MLAs than Congress

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Bengaluru, Dec 10: The BJP handed over a thrashing defeat to the Congress in the Lok Sabha election in May when it bagged 282 seats against the Congress's 44. Now, after the decisive victories in Maharashtra and Haryana assembly elections held in October, the BJP has also gone ahead of the opponent in terms of MLAs.

The BJP now has 1,025 MLAs across India as against the Congress's 924. Elections in Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand are currently underway and the figures can change on December 23, when results are due (we have not included the last assembly figures for these two states in this).

BJP now has more MLAs than Congress

North India

The BJP is ahead of the Congress is states like Rajasthan, Delhi, UP and Haryana while the Congress is ahead in Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab.

As per the latest election results, these are the seats of the BJP and Congress in North Indian states (bypoll results not included):

Rajasthan: In 2013 election, the BJP won 163 seats while the Congress won 21.

Delhi: In 2012, the BJP won 32 seats while the Congress won 8.

Haryana: In 2014, the BJP won 47 seats as against the Congress's 19.

UP: In 2012, the BJP won 47 seats while the Congress managed 28.

Uttarakhand: In 2012, the Congress won 32 seats while the BJP won 31.

Himachal Pradesh: In 2012, the Congress won 36 seats while the BJP won 26.

Punjab: In 2012, the Congress won 46 seats and the BJP won 12.

In all, the BJP has 358 MLAs in North India while the Congress has 190 MLAs.

West & central India:

Maharashtra: In 2014, the BJP won 122 seats while the Congress won 42.

Gujarat: In 2012, the BJP won 115 seats while the Congress managed 61.

Madhya Pradesh: In 2013, the BJP won 165 seats while the Congress won 58.

Chhattisgarh: In 2013, the BJP won 49 seats while the Congress won 39.

Goa: In 2012, the BJP won 21 seats as against the Congress's 9.

In all, the BJP has 462 MLAs in western and central India while the Congress has 209 MLAs.

East India:

West Bengal: In 2011, the Congress won 42 seats while the BJP won none.

Bihar: In 2010, the BJP won 91 seats while the Congress won 4.

Odisha: In 2014, the Congress won 16 seats while the BJP won 10.

In all, the BJP won 95 seats while the Congress won 62 in the latest assembly elections.

South India:

Tamil Nadu: In 2011, the Congress won 5 seats while the BJP won none.

Karnataka: In 2013, the Congress won 122 seats while the BJP won 40.

Telangana: In 2014, the Congress won 21 seats while the BJP won 5.

Andhra Pradesh: In 2014, the BJP won 4 seats while the Congress won none.

Kerala: In 2011, the Congress won 38 seats while the BJP won none.

Overall in South India, the Congress has 186 MLAs while the BJP has 49 MLAs.

In Northeast India:

Assam: In 2011, the Congress won 78 seats as against the BJP's 5.

Arunachal Pradesh: In 2011, the Congress won 42 seats as against the BJP's 11.

Meghalaya: In 2013, the Congress won 29 seats while the BJP won none.

Mizoram: In 2013, the Congress won 34 seats while the BJP won none.

Tripura: In 2013, the Congress won 10 seats while the BJP won none.

Sikkim: In 2014, none of the Congress and BJP won any seats.

Nagaland: In 2013, the BJP won 8 seats while the Congress won 1.

In all, the Congress won 194 assembly seats in the northeast while the BJP won 24.

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