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Text of report headlined "Congress Confident of a Sweep, BJP Virtually Concedes Defeat" published by Indian news agency PTI
New Delhi: With trends signaling a decisive edge to the UPA [United Progressive Alliance], an upbeat Congress today claimed that it would sweep the elections and hinted at expanding the UPA by including "more secular parties".
"We will sweep the election. The Congress and its allies will form the government. More secular parties can join us. Discussions are on in this regard," senior Congress leader Motilal Vora told PTI [Press Trust of India].
To a question whether the Congress thinks that the President should invite the …