By Rahil Nora Chopra
Congress President Rahul Gandhi has conceded defeat in the Lok Sabha election 2019 and he wished Prime Minister “all the best” and hoped that he looks after the interest of the people. He further added that his fight with the BJP is an ideological one and that it will continue.”I want to tell all congress workers and leaders, those who have won or lost do not be scared”. When asked in the press meet a question about affixation of responsibility post defeat, Rahul Gandhi said that “It is between me and the party and me and the CWC”. According to Congress sources, the Congress Working Committee(CWC) will meet in a week to discuss the reasons behind the defeat.
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