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Assam Congress committee president resigns post 'humiliating defeat' in LS polls

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submitted his resignation to from the post of of Committee after the "humiliating defeat" of the party in the recently held elections.

"I take the moral responsibility for the dismal performance of the Congress party in the result of elections under my leadership in Assam. Whatever may be the reason for this humiliating defeat of my party in Assam, my conscience does not allow me to continue as of Assam PCC," said in his resignation letter.

"I shall always be a disciplined soldier of my party and I am ready to dedicate myself to work for the party in the days to come. In order to give a new look to the party and rejuvenate it I think a new successor should take immediately my place," he added.

Out of the total 14 seats in Assam, Congress only managed to win three, while the BJP bagged nine of them and two went to others.

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First Published: Mon, May 27 2019. 01:08 IST
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