The Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi thanked the people of the state for their overwhelming support. Gandhi said,''I thank everyone in Punjab for their immense faith and support. This is a mandate for a brighter future for Punjab and it's youth."
Gandhi congratulated Congress President Amarinder Singh on his win and assured full support to him. ''My heartiest congratulations to Capt Amarinder Singhji & all our party workers who worked tirelessly with Amarinder Singh.
'I congratulate Narendra Modi and the BJP on their victory in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand,' tweeted Rahul Gandhi.
To all Congress workers across India: We stand resolute & committed to our values & our belief in an India united in strength & purpose
Our fight continues and will not end till we win the hearts & minds of people
The Congress made a resounding comeback in Punjab after a gap of a decade, getting an absolute majority in the 117-member assembly. Riding on anti-incumbency, the Congress under the leadership of Amarinder Singh decimated the SAD-BJP alliance winning 59 seats and was leading in 18 other seats.