In the 2012 assembly elections, INC contested all 68 seats in the state and managed to win 36 seats. The 2017 elections saw a swing in 24 constituencies from INC to other parties. The party lost 23 seats to BJP and 1 seat went to CPI(M). In 7 seats the losing margin was above 15%.
INC will have a revised strategy in place to secure these seats back and consolidate the number of its seats in the upcoming elections.
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