"Congress should not be very happy over the election
results in West Bengal. It is not the victory of the alliance
but purely a victory of Mamata Banerjee alone for her
consistent fight against Left misrule," Kumar told reporters.
Congratulating Banerjee for the massive victory, he
said it was predicted since the beginning of the elections in
The Congress had not gained anything in the elections
in the five states, he claimed.
He, however, congratulated Assam Chief Minister Tarun
Gogoi for securing majority in the state assembly and termed
as 'expected' the poll results in Tamil Nadu.
On the performance of ally BJP in the election, Kumar
said there was nothing especial at the stake in the five
states for the saffron party.
Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar
on Friday described the victory of Congress-Trinamool Congress
alliance in West Bengal as that of Mamata Banerjee alone and the
Congress should not be very happy about it.
First Published: Saturday, May 14, 2011, 00:38