March 11, 2017 9:55:42 pm
After a disappointing victory in the Uttarakhand Assembly polls, Harish Rawat resigned as the chief minister of the state. The outgoing chief minister, who lost both the assembly seats he contested, submitted his resignation to governor KK Paul, attributing Congress’s poor show in the state polls to flaws in his own leadership.
“I own up my failure. I will try to rise up to the expectations of my party workers, who worked very hard despite lack of resources,” he said.
Rawat lost from both the Haridwar (Rural) and Kichcha seats.
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