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Congress lagged in planning for Karnataka election: Leader

IANS  |  Bengaluru 

A on Tuesday lamented that the party failed to plan for the Assembly election and educate the people about the government's welfare schemes.

"The party and its leaders, both in and Delhi, should have woken up much earlier and planned much better for the election to educate the people of the state about the government's welfare schemes," state unit told IANS here.

"The good economic policies of the government weren't communicated effectively to the people of "

Chandrashekar said the party's set-up was a reason for its defeat in the state election that took place on Saturday. The votes were counted on Tuesday.

"We should have strategized at least two-three years ahead of the elections by setting up a think tank in order to counter (Prime Minister) Narendra Modi's charm," Chandrashekar said.

"The Congress failed in communicating to the people of the state that the of communalism and nationalism of the BJP must be rejected." The Congress now needs a structural reconstruction, he added.



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First Published: Tue, May 15 2018. 12:48 IST