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Raj Babbar offers to quit as UP Congress chief

IANS  |  New Delhi 

chief Raj Babbar on Wednesday offered to quit the post following the partys rout in assembly polls.

"I take the responsibility for the defeat in UP. Despite the energy and efforts invested by (Vice President) Rahul Gandhi, I could not live up to the expectations," the actor-turned-politician told the media.

Contesting in alliance with the Samajwadi Party, the won only seven seats in the 403-member assembly. He accused the BJP of using money and muscle power to come to power in Goa and Manipur.

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First Published: Wed, March 15 2017. 16:20 IST
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