The message from the results of the Bihar Assembly elections and the bypolls in numerous states coming to the fore now could be clear — the Congress has to come back out with a new plan to go to the citizens, as the overall traits of the results present that the grand previous occasion has to do far more to counter the BJP.
Despite all of the components favouring the Grand Alliance in Bihar, the Congress is unlikely to repeat its 2015 numbers within the state as per the traits coming in.
In Madhya Pradesh bypolls too, the Congress has faired poorly with the occasion failing to return to energy.
Similarly, the occasion didn’t stay as much as the expectations within the bypolls in most different states, barring in Haryana the place the Congress has gained the lone seat in Baroda in Sonepat district, although analysts really feel that it’s extra of a private victory for occasion strongman and former Chief Minister of Haryana, Bhupinder Singh Hooda.
The Congress in Bihar fared badly as regardless of contesting 70 seats, it couldn’t add to the power of the Grand Alliance. Party insiders say that the Congress needs course correction in taking up the BJP.
It needs to be talked about right here that the dissent group inside the Congress had not too long ago written to interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, demanding sweeping reforms within the occasion.
The Congress leaders answerable for the elections in Bihar are silent on the difficulty of electoral loss, and the spokespersons have been left to defend the occasion publish the loss. Congress chief Rahul Gandhi campaigned for 4 days in Bihar, however couldn’t rally the help behind the occasion candidates.
Some leaders say that lack of coordination and conceitedness on the a part of the Grand Alliance led to the defeat, as had the RJD not alienated the smaller teams within the alliance, the Mahagathbandhan may have elevated its numbers.
Due to stiff resistance by the RJD on the seat sharing formulation, the Rashtriya Lok Samta Party (RLSP), the Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) and the Vikassheel Insaan Party (VIP) left the alliance and have eaten into the opposition votes by giving edge to the NDA, mentioned a Congress chief who didn’t want to be named.
Some Congress insiders really feel that contesting 70 seats was a nasty choice because the occasion didn’t have good candidates within the state.
When RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav was saying the seat sharing formulation in Patna, the VIP had staged a stroll out and was later adjusted by the BJP. The smaller events may have added to the power of the Grand Alliance.