Congress's win in Himachal elections, the victory on FDI in retail and the optimism generated by the positive feedback of direct cash transfer scheme have brought cheers to the party.
More than 40 members of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly have already represented their respective constituencies for three or more times.
Congress on Thursday got absolute majority in Himachal Pradesh in the Assembly elections 2012.
The main contest in Himachal were between the ruling BJP and the Congress.
Vaju Vala, wins for record seventh time from Rajkot West
Congress's Dr Tejasree Patel wins in Viramgames
Arvind Patel wins in Sabarmati
RC Faldu trails
Saurabh Patel wins from Akota
BJP's Rakesh Shah wins in Ellis Bridge
The election results in Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh and Gujarat will be out on December 20.
The result of exit polls from Himachal Pradesh are expected to come as a relief for the Congress amid predictions that Gujarat will again go the BJP way with a third consecutive win for Narendra Modi.
The CEC said that a total of Rs2.28 crore of cash seizures were made during polls in the two states, while 5.75 lakh litres of country liquor and drugs like opium, poppy husk and other drugs were also seized in HP.
An agency predicts 119 to 129 seats for BJP while Congress is projected to win between 49 and 59 seats out of the total 182 seats.
On the eve of Congress President Sonia Gandhi's second round of campaigning for Gujarat assembly elections, Modi accused her and also Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of conspiring against farmers.