Admitting that "Modi effect" was at work in the Lok Sabha elections, senior Congress leader and Union minister Jairam Ramesh today said his party will emerge stronger and wiser from the defeat.
"I am surprised by the results especially in Telangana and in Jharkhand. There was clearly a Modi effect," Ramesh said.
He said the party had faced tough times in the past also. "Congress has faced difficult times in the past. And its resilience will be tested," he said.
Ramesh said that he was sure that the party would emerge stronger and wiser after the defeat.
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