Assam CM Gogoi accepts defeat, offers to resign

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Assam CM Gogoi accepts defeat, offers to resign
Guwahati, May 16: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said the Congress accepts the mandate of the people in the Lok Sabha election with "all humility". He also offered to step down as CM.

As per initial trends in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state, the BJP was leading in seven, the Congress and the AIUDF in three each, while an Independent candidate was leading in one seat.

"We are going to accept the mandate with all humility," Gogoi told media persons. Earlier, Gogoi had stated that he would quit if his party fails to get at least 7 seats.

IANS

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