The Congress is getting weak in the Rajya Sabha as well and the time to come will bring a lot of difficulties for it. The Congress had 33 MPs in the Rajya Sabha at the end of March. 4 members including AK Antony have retired. While the term of 9 more members will end in June-July.
- The condition of Congress is deteriorating continuously
- The strength of the Rajya Sabha also decreased
- Four members have already retired
New Delhi: Congress is passing through its toughest phase at the moment. In the recently held assembly elections of five states, where he had to face a humiliating defeat. At the same time, its scope in the Rajya Sabha is also shrinking. The bad news for the party is that after the coming Rajya Sabha elections, its numbers in the upper house of the Parliament will decrease further.
- 9 members will retire in June-July
The geographical graph of the Congress is also shrinking rapidly. Now there will be no Congress representative in the Rajya Sabha from 17 states and union territories. In the last month i.e. at the end of March, there were 33 Congress MPs in the Rajya Sabha. Four members including AK Antony have retired. While the term of 9 more members will end in June and July. It also includes P Chidambaram, Ambika Soni, Jairam Ramesh and Kapil Sibal.
- Congress expects this from DMK
Experts say that after the elections, the number of Congress in the Rajya Sabha will be at most 30 members. Till now it has never happened that there have been so few Congress MPs in the Upper House. By the way, Congress expects that DMK will give one seat out of 6 seats in Tamil Nadu. After this the number of its members will increase to 31. However, the party will not have any MPs from Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Punjab, Telangana, Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Odisha, Delhi and Goa.
- Big loss will happen in these states
According to experts, Congress is going to suffer big losses in 17 states. After the election, there will be no more Congress Rajya Sabha MPs from many big states. These include Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Telangana, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, Sikkim, Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura. Congress has also suffered a big loss due to loss of power in Punjab. Similarly, the Congress has no representative in the Lok Sabha from Haryana, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Uttarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura.