“Congratulations to winners in different states. Congratulations to the voters for making their choice. To the losers, don`t lose heart. In a democracy, we must respect each other because some will win, some will lose. Trust the people,” West Bengal CM Mamatha Banerjee said in a tweet.
The Congress was set to return to power in Punjab, after being out of power for a decade, while the Aam Aadmi Party was set to be the main opposition. It was also leading in Manipur.