The message from the outcomes of the Bihar Meeting elections and the bypolls in several states coming to the fore now could be clear — the Congress has to return out with a brand new plan to go to the citizens, as the final tendencies of the outcomes present that the grand outdated occasion has to do far more to counter the BJP.
Regardless of 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 tendencies coming in.
In Madhya Pradesh bypolls too, the Congress has faired poorly with the occasion failing to return to energy.
Equally, the occasion didn’t reside as much as the expectations within the bypolls in most different states, barring in Haryana the place the Congress has received 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 energy of the Grand Alliance. Get together insiders say that the Congress wants course correction in taking over the BJP.
It must be talked about right here that the dissent group inside the Congress had just lately written to interim Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, demanding sweeping reforms within the occasion.
The Congress leaders accountable 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 might have elevated its numbers.
As a consequence of stiff resistance by the RJD on the seat sharing method, the Rashtriya Lok Samta Get together (RLSP), the Hindustani Awam Morcha (Secular) and the Vikassheel Insaan Get together (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 resolution because the occasion didn’t have good candidates within the state.
When RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav was saying the seat sharing method in Patna, the VIP had staged a stroll out and was later adjusted by the BJP. The smaller events might have added to the energy of the Grand Alliance.