Senior Congress leaders P. Chidambaram and Jairam Ramesh stated on Thursday that the social gathering was dissatisfied with its efficiency within the Bihar polls and the Congress Working Committee would quickly undertake a assessment.
In a sequence of tweets, Congress basic secretary Tariq Anwar too admitted that the social gathering’s efficiency prevented the grand alliance from forming the federal government within the State and asserted that the expansion of the All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul-Muslimeen (AIMIM) was a not signal.
At a press convention, Mr. Chidambaram stated, “We accept the verdict. We are disappointed with our performance in Bihar. The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will review it in due course and come up with an official statement of our position.”
He stated the folks of Bihar got here “pretty close” to altering the federal government and the distinction in fashionable vote was simply 0.3%.
“The poorest state of India, as I agree in the alternative analysis, voted for no change in the government. Well, they came pretty close to change the government. I think, 10 seats either this way or that would have changed the government,” Mr. Chidambaram stated.
Mr. Ramesh asserted that the mandate in Bihar was not in favour of the chief minister however agreed that the Congress ought to have completed higher. “But to say that the result has negated the issues raised by the mahagathbandhan or that they did not have a resonance in Bihar, I don’t agree to that. The issues raised by us are there and they will remain,” he added.
Mr. Anwar tweeted, “Because of the poor performance of the Congress, Bihar has been deprived of a mahagathbandhan government. The Congress must introspect as to where it faltered. Also, the entry of AIMIM in Bihar is not a good sign.”
In a sequence of tweets, Mr. Anwar additionally focused Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, stating that he could be sworn in for an additional time period on the benevolence of the BJP however the query is “how long will they wait before they slaughter him”.
“The BJP-led NDA has managed to win the elections yen ken prakaren (adopting all measures, fair and foul) but Bihar has lost. Bihar wanted change. It wanted deliverance from the woes brought about by an incompetent government in the last 15 years,” Mr Anawar stated.