Assembly Elections 2016: Winners and losers

The recently concluded assembly state elections in... more

West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee returns for a second term in West Bengal, defeating the Left. PTI
1/8West Bengal chief minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee returns for a second term in West Bengal, defeating the Left. PTI
Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa comes back with a bang for a second consecutive term. The state has had a history of power alternating between leading parties DMK and AIADMK, but the pattern has now been broken after 25 years. PTI
2/8Tamil Nadu chief minister and AIADMK Supremo J Jayalalithaa comes back with a bang for a second consecutive term. The state has had a history of power alternating between leading parties DMK and AIADMK, but the pattern has now been broken after 25 years. PTI
Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to become the chief minister of Assam as the BJP is set to form its first-ever government in the state, decimating the Congress that had been in power for the last 15 years. PTI
3/8Sarbananda Sonowal is all set to become the chief minister of Assam as the BJP is set to form its first-ever government in the state, decimating the Congress that had been in power for the last 15 years. PTI
Assam’s chief minster Tarun Gogoi’s three-term reign will come to an end as the Congress faced defeat at the hands of the BJP. PTI
4/8Assam’s chief minster Tarun Gogoi’s three-term reign will come to an end as the Congress faced defeat at the hands of the BJP. PTI
The Communist Party of India-led Left Democratic Front LDF defeated the Congress-backed UDF in Kerala, which comes as a good news for the Left after their loss in West Bengal. Vivek Nair/Mint
5/8The Communist Party of India-led Left Democratic Front LDF defeated the Congress-backed UDF in Kerala, which comes as a good news for the Left after their loss in West Bengal. Vivek Nair/Mint
A popular leader, Oommen Chandy’s image failed to redeem the Congress-led United Democratic Front as Kerala voted for the Left Democratic Front. Vivek Nair/Mint
6/8A popular leader, Oommen Chandy’s image failed to redeem the Congress-led United Democratic Front as Kerala voted for the Left Democratic Front. Vivek Nair/Mint
In Puducherry, the Congress-DMK alliance defeated the ruling party AINRC led by chief minister N.Rangasamy (with mike in hand) in a neck-to-neck fight. The victory in the Union territory is the only saving grace for the Congress in the Assembly elections. PTI
7/8In Puducherry, the Congress-DMK alliance defeated the ruling party AINRC led by chief minister N.Rangasamy (with mike in hand) in a neck-to-neck fight. The victory in the Union territory is the only saving grace for the Congress in the Assembly elections. PTI
For 92-year-old DMK Chief M Karunanidhi, the defeat at the hands of Jayalalithaa could spell troubles for his party. There are possibilities now of there being a split in the party in the backdrop of infighting between his three children for the leadership of the party. PTI
8/8For 92-year-old DMK Chief M Karunanidhi, the defeat at the hands of Jayalalithaa could spell troubles for his party. There are possibilities now of there being a split in the party in the backdrop of infighting between his three children for the leadership of the party. PTI
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