PM congratulates Mulayam, Badal, Parrikar

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh congratulates Samajwadi Party, Akali Dal and BJP for their victory in the Assembly elections.

New Delhi: With Samajwadi Party, Akali Dal
and BJP emerging victorious in the Assembly elections in Uttar
Pradesh, Punjab and Goa respectively, Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh today called up their leaders to congratulate them.

Singh called up SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son
Akhilesh Yadav to congratulate them on the party`s performance
in the Uttar Pradesh polls, the Prime Minister`s Office said.

Samajwadi Party got a convincing majority in the
elections to the 403-member House.

He also spoke to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh
Badal, whose party Akali Dal retained power.

Singh also talked to Goa BJP leader Manohar Parrikar
after the party emerged clear victor in the polls.