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A moral victory for us in Gujarat, says Congress

According to results and trends available on the Election Commission's website, the Congress was locked in a close contest with the BJP

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

AICC spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala with party leaders Sushilkumar Shinde and Ashok Gehlot addressing the media at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI
AICC spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala with party leaders Sushilkumar Shinde and Ashok Gehlot addressing the media at AICC headquarters, in New Delhi. Photo: PTI

The Congress on Monday termed its outing in the polls under the stewardship of party president as its "moral victory".

"Congress' Party's campaign under the leadership of #CongressPresidentRahulGandhi ji has led to a moral victory for our party in #Gujarat...," AICC general secretary in-charge for Gujarat tweeted.

According to results and trends available on the Election Commission's website, the Congress was locked in a close contest with the BJP.

From the results announced till now, the Congress emerged victorious in 65 assembly segments, while the BJP bagged 74 seats. The Congress was leading in 12 other seats. The BJP was ahead in 25 constituencies.

There are 182 seats in

Earlier in the day, several Congress leaders attributed the party's good show in the polls to "very effective campaign" of Gandhi.

First Published: Mon, December 18 2017. 20:41 IST
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