Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma today congratulated BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on the party`s sweeping success in the Lok Sabha elections saying the Congress suffered due to anti-incumbency and a bad economic phase leading to inflation in the country.
Admitting "some anti-incumbency" against UPA government which has committed one or two mistakes , Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday promised a "radical government" headed by him if Congress comes to power after 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
While the stage is set for a high-voltage electoral battle for power in Madhya Pradesh, the ruling BJP and the main opposition Congress have stepped up attack on each other - the former boasting of providing good governance, while the latter accusing it of indulging in corruption and scandals.
CPI(M) politburo member and state Home Minister Kodiyeri Balakrishnan on Wedbnesday said there is no anti-incumbency factor working against the ruling Left Democratic Front in Kerala ahead of the April 13 assembly elections.
With Maharashtra election being the first test of UPA after the Lok Sabha polls, Congress on Saturday said it will go all out to ensure a repeat of its performance and would take steps to counter anti-incumbency of the candidates.