Assam Congress president offers resignation

Congress leader and Assam Pradesh Congress Committee president Ripun Bora submitted his resignation to Congress president Rahul Gandhi after the ‘humiliating defeat’ of the party in the recently held Lok Sabha elections.

Speaking to ANI, he said, “Taking moral responsibility, I have asked for permission from Congress president Rahul Gandhi to give resignation. The Lok Sabha results in Assam was not as per our expectation. There is a disaster in Congress all over the country.” Out of the total 14 Lok Sabha seats in Assam, Congress only managed to win three, while the BJP bagged nine of them and two went to others.