New Delhi, Mar 10: The Congress was routed within the elections to the 5 states — Uttar Pradesh, Punjab, Manipur, Goa and Uttarakhand.
The get together has been unseated by the Aam Aadmi Celebration in Punjab, the one poll-bound state the place it was in energy. In 2017, the Congress had gained 80 seats in Punjab.
Congress chief and nationwide spokesperson Randeep Surjewala stated the outcomes of 5 states had been towards the expectations of the get together.
“The results of 5 states have come against the expectations of the Congress party but we accept that we failed to get the blessings of the people. Sonia Gandhi has decided to convene Congress Working Committee meeting soon to introspect the results,” ANI quoted Surjewala as saying.
Randeep Surjewala blamed the Congress’ loss in Punjab to anti-incumbency of 4.5 years below former CM Captain Amarinder Singh.
The Grand outdated get together couldn’t handle a comeback in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Goa and Manipur.
was additionally trailing the BJP in Goa, the place it has gained solely 5 seats in comparison with the BJP’s 14.
The poor efficiency comes whilst Congress common secretary Priyanka Gandhi addressed 209 rallies and roadshows in UP, the utmost by any high chief through the UP election marketing campaign.
Although Priyanka Gandhi was focussed on Uttar Pradesh, she additionally campaigned for the polls in Uttarakhand, Goa, Manipur and Punjab. Rahul Gandhi additionally held a number of rallies in Punjab, Goa, Manipur, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Story first revealed: Thursday, March 10, 2022, 17:29 [IST]