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Congress-led UPA set to form government again

By Super Admin
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New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): The Congress-led UPA is set to form the government at the Centre again, as it is leading the BJP-led NDA.

A party spokesman said the alliance would get a "safe majority".

Meanwhile, the party headquarters here wore a festive look with supporters burning crackers, dancing to drum beats as they hailed party president Sonia Gandhi and her children Rahul and Priyanka Gandhi for leading the party to yet another win.

"We are bursting crackers to celebrate the victory of the UPA. It is the victory of Rahul and Sonia Gandhi, entire country is very happy and celebrating," said Jagdish Sharma, a Congress party worker.

Many of the supporters sang "Jai Ho", the Oscar-winning number by A R Rahman in the film 'Slumdog Millionaire'.

A large flowered cutout of the country has also been installed outside the residence of Sonia Gandhi at 10 Janpath.

In a striking contrast, the BJP headquarters at 24 Akbar road wore a deserted look and was bereft of any such activity with only senior leaders like Prakash Javadekar, Balbir Punj and Najma Heptullah present at the office.

The UPA is leading in 247 seats and the NDA in 155 seats. The Third Front is leading in 76 and Others are leading in 33, till the reports last filtered in. (ANI)

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