Congress has won just 261 of 2,226 seats that went to polls in last 24 months

Written by:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

The Congress has lost power in a number of states in the last two years following its rout in the general elections of 2014 that the BJP-led NDA swept.

In the last 24 months, the Congress has lost Maharashtra, Haryana, Jharkhand (where it was a ally in governance), Jammu and Kashmir, Assam and Kerala besides the power at the Centre. It only came to power in Puducherry in alliance with the DMK. [Which party rules which state now]

rahul gandhi
 

The party has won a dismal 261 of the 2,226 seats (11.72 per cent) that went to the polls at the Cente, 10 states and one Union Territory in the last two years.

Here, we have a look at them:

How Congress has done in last 12 elections (including 2014 LS poll)

CongressBJPLargest partyTotal seats
2014 Lok Sabha election44 (19.5%)282 (31.3%)282543
2014 Maharashtra Assembly election42 (18.1%)122 (28.1%)122288
2014 Haryana Assembly election15 (20.7%)47 (33.3%)4790
2014 Jammu & Kashmie Assembly election12 (18.2%)25 (23.2%)28 (PDP) (22.9%)87
2014 Jharkhand Assembly election06 (10.6%)37 (31.8%)3781
2015 Delhi Assembly election00 (9.7%)03 (32.3%)67 (AAP) (52.5%)70
2015 Bihar Assembly election27 (6.8%)53 (25%)80 (RJD) (18.8%)243
2016 West Bengal Assembly election44 (12.3%)03 (10.2%)211 (TMC) (44.9%)294
2016 Assam Assembly election26 (31%)60 (29.5%)60126
2016 Kerala Assembly election22 (23.7%)01 (10.5%)58 (CPI-M) (26.5%)140
2016 Puducherry Assembly election15 (30.6%)00 (2.4%)1530
2016 Tamil Nadu Assembly election08 (6.4%)00 (2.8%)134 (ADMK) (40.8%)234





Total261 (11.7%)633 (28.4%)
2,226

Please Wait while comments are loading...