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Congress hails India poll victory

Results published by India's Election Commission are shown in the table below.

Coalition Total Party Seats
United Progressive Alliance
Manmohan Singh of Indian National Congress
262 Indian National Congress 206
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 18
Nationalist Congress Party 9
Jharkhand Mukti Morcha 2
All India Trinamool Congress 19
Republican Party of India (Athvale) 0
Jammu and Kashmir National Conference 3
Assam United Democratic Front 1
Kerala Congress (M) 1
Muslim League Kerala State Committee 2
All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen 1
National Democratic Alliance
LK Advani of the BJP
158 Bharatiya Janata Party 116
Janata Dal (United) 20
Shiv Sena 11
Shiromani Akali Dal 4
Indian National Lok Dal 0
Asam Gana Parishad 1
Rashtriya Lok Dal 5
Nagaland People's Front 1
Third Front
Prakash Karat of Communist Party of India (Marxist)
76 Communist Party of India 4
Communist Party of India (Marxist) 16
Revolutionary Socialist Party 2
All India Forward Bloc 2
Bahujan Samaj Party 21
Biju Janata Dal 14
Telugu Desam Party 6
Telangana Rashtra Samithi 2
Fourth Front
Mulayam Singh Yadav, of Samajwadi Party
27 Samajwadi Party 23
Rashtriya Janata Dal 4
Lok Jan Shakti Party 0
Praja Rajyam Party 0
Main Other Parties
Deve Gowda of Janata Dal (Secular)
5 Pattali Makkal Katchi 0
Janata Dal (Secular) 3
Haryana Janahit Party 1
Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam 1
Janhit Congress Party 0

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