|File photo of Mizoram chief minister Lal Thanhawala|
Monday, December 09, 2013
India's Congress Party retains only one state in elections
NEW DELHI (AA) – After suffering defeat in four states, the Congress party, which heads India's federal government, has registered a massive win in state election in the northeastern state of Mizoram, a 40-seat assembly where it has been in power for past three terms.
According to results of elections in five Indian states in November, the ruling Congress Party suffered defeat in four out of the five states.
It was only Mizoram state which was retained by the Congress Party.
Anadolu Agency, December 9, 2013