The Congress mentioned on Thursday it was disenchanted with its efficiency in Bihar Meeting elections and the get together’s working committee would quickly overview it.
The Congress managed to win solely 19 of the 70 seats it had contested, down from its earlier tally of 27 seats out of 41 it had fought within the 2015 meeting elections within the state.
The individuals of Bihar got here “fairly shut” to vary the federal government, the Congress” senior spokesperson P Chidambaram instructed reporters.
Requested concerning the get together’s efficiency within the Meeting polls, he mentioned, “We settle for the decision. We’re disenchanted with our efficiency in Bihar. The Congress Working Committee (CWC) will overview it in the end and provide you with an official assertion of our place.”
The previous finance minister mentioned one ought to keep in mind that Bihar was the poorest state of India, regardless that Narendra Modi has been the prime minister since 2014 and Nitish Kumar the chief minister of the state since 2005.
“Within the poorest state of India, as I agree within the different evaluation, voted for no change within the authorities. Properly, they got here fairly shut to vary the federal government. I believe, 10 seats both this fashion or that might have modified the federal government,” he mentioned.
The vote distinction between the NDA and the ”Mahagathbandhan” was solely 0.3 per cent, Mr Chidambaram mentioned.
Senior Congress chief Jairam Ramesh mentioned the mandate in Bihar was not in favour of the chief minister.
The distinction in voting proportion was very low and the Congress ought to have completed higher, he mentioned, including the efficiency can be analysed and reviewed within the CWC assembly.
“However to say that the end result has negated the problems raised by the Mahagathbandhan or that these didn’t have a resonance in Bihar, I don”t comply with that. The problems raised by us are there and they might stay,” Ramesh mentioned.