Attlee became Prime Minister of Britain and appointed Pethick Lawrence as the secretary of India. Attlee declared general elections in India and the results were announced in December 1945 and January 1946. Congress secured 57 out of 102 seats in Central Legislative Assembly. Congress formed government in United Province and Central Province, Orissa, Bihar, Bombay and Madras, In North West Frontier Province , congress formed a coalition government with Khudai Khidmatgar. In Punjab Congress formed coalition government with Akali Dal and Unionist Party. Muslim League formed government in Bengal and Sindh.