1984 was a historical year for Congress. Post Indira Gandhi assassination, it won 414 seats in the Lok Sabha election, witnessing its peak. BJP, founded in 1980, began its electoral journey in the same election, winning just 2 seats.
2019. A journey of 35 years. Players have changed tables.
BJP with 303 seats, the highest tally so far. Congress, at 52 seats, is looking at historical low tallies after winning just 44 seats in the 2014.
Each year, statistically, Congress has seen its seats going down by 5.76% since 1984 while BJP has seen its seats going up by 15.42%.