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AICC General Secy Gurudas Kamat resigns post MCD poll debacle

ANI
Published : Apr 26, 2017, 5:26 pm IST
Updated : Apr 26, 2017, 5:26 pm IST

Besides Kamat and Chacko, Ajay Maken also announced his resignation from the post while taking responsibility of defeat in the civic polls.

Senior Congress leader and AICC General Secretary Gurudas Kamat. (Photo: File)
 Senior Congress leader and AICC General Secretary Gurudas Kamat. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and AICC General Secretary Gurudas Kamat on Wednesday announced his resignation from all party posts following the party's debacle in the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.

Earlier on Wednesday, Congress Delhi in-charge P.C. Chacko announced that he would resign from the post.

"Party should have an opportunity to put things in order. Having failed, we should leave the post. I will send my resignation. I will send my resignation to Congress president and vice-president," Chacko said.

Besides Kamat and Chacko, Delhi Congress president Ajay Maken also announced that he would resign from the post while taking responsibility of the defeat in the civic polls.

"I take responsibility for defeat and I am going to resign as Delhi Congress president. I will not take up any post in the party for one year and will work as a party worker," Maken told the media in New Delhi.

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is set to sweep civic polls with trends for all 270 seats indicating the saffron party leading in 187, Congress 40 and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on 37 seats.

The BJP is leading in 39, AAP in 17 and Congress in five wards.

Tags: gurudas kamat, municipal corporation of delhi, aam aadmi party (aap), p.c. chacko, congress
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi