Congress supporters celebrate trust vote win

July 22nd, 2008 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS  

A file-photo of Bharatiya Janata Party

New Delhi, July 22 (IANS) Scenes of jubilant celebrations were witnessed in front of the COngress party headquarters in the capital Tuesday evening after the Congress-led United Progressive ALliance (UPA) won the vote of confidence in parliament with a handsome margin. The UPA government won the confidence vote 275 to 256.

Crackers were burst and Congress supporters danced to the beat of drums, waving party flags to celebrate the victory.

Some supporters held crackers in their hands and danced to show their happiness while some distributed sweets.

In contrast, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) office, which till Tuesday morning was brimming with people in anticipation of ousting the Manmohan Singh government, looked deserted.

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