The real winners are the national parties . Both the parties together has mustered more than 300 seats , which is impressive considering the growing clout of small regional parties. The hard bargaining is out and it is already evident that the Congress has shown its desire to contain the crucial portfolios. And why not ? They have plenty of options as of now . Its the begining of the end of the coalition politics and we are moving towards bipolarity . The trend is quite good . The aimless, visionless smaller regional parties are pushed to the bottom .