Raj Babbar Leads Exit Queue as Resignations Pile Up on Rahul Gandhi's Desk After Election Rout
New Delhi: Even as theory mounts that he may leave as gathering president at the Congress Working Meeting on Saturday, Rahul Gandhi ends up juggling various ideas to stop from state unit boss over the decision defeat.
The first to send his renunciation to Gandhi was Uttar Pradesh Congress boss Raj Babbar who assumed liability for the gathering's grim exhibition in the state which sends 80 MPs to the Lok Sabha.
"The outcomes are discouraging for the Uttar Pradesh Congress. I get myself liable of not releasing my duty in an appropriate way… I will meet the administration and advise it of my perspectives. Congrats to the champs for winning the certainty of the general population," Babbar tweeted.
Of the 80 situates in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress figured out how to win just the Rae Bareli seat of Sonia Gandhi and Babbar, who challenged from Fatehpur Sikri, lost by an edge of more than 4,95,065 votes to BJP's Rajkymar Chahar. The BJP and its partner Apna Dal (S) won 64 seats, while the SP-BSP union won 15 seats.
The greatest miracle for the Congress came in Amethi where a hounded Smriti Irani staggered Rahul Gandhi, crushing the Congress boss by around 55,000 votes. Gandhi will even now be a MP, yet from Kerala's Wayanad this time.
Tolerating moral obligation regarding Gandhi's thrashing, the Congress' Amethi unit boss Yogendra Mishra, as well, offered his acquiescence.
Odisha Congress boss Niranjan Patnaik additionally left his post, asserting good obligation regarding the bleak appearing in the state. The Congress figured out how to win only nine get together seats in the state while just one of its Lok Sabha competitors won in the state. In the 2014 surveys for Odisha's 147-part gathering, 16 Congress competitors had won. The gathering had neglected to get triumph in any of the 21 Lok Sabha situates in the state in 2014.
Likewise queueing up to leave was Karnataka Congress crusade advisory group president HK Patil who wrote to Rahul Gandhi, saying "It is the ideal opportunity for us all to introspect. I feel it is my ethical obligation to claim up the duty. Henceforth, I present my renunciation from the post."
The Congress boss, in any case, was yet to dismiss or acknowledge any of the renunciations. A call is probably going to be taken amid the after death of the decision result at the Congress Working Committee meeting on Saturday.