By : Oneindia Video Team
Published : March 21, 2017, 12:22
Duration : 01:26
Rahul Gandhi name requested in Guinness Book of World Records for losing 27 elections
Rahul Gandhi's name has been proposed in Guinness Book of World Records for losing 27 elections by Vishal Diwan. An engineering student Vishal Diwan, who hails from Madhya Pradesh had recently approached the Guinness Book of World Records and requested to enlist Rahul Gandhi's name for losing as many as 27 elections.As per reports, the student has also paid the application fee to officials and has also received confirmation of acceptance of the application. However, it is yet to be clarified whether the US based record book will entertain such type of request or not. In the recent concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Congress party won only 7 out of the 105 seats it contested in the 403-member Uttar Pradesh assembly elections. Despite winning most number of seats, Congress lost the plot in Goa and Manipur too. However the only good news for the Congress was that they were able to form a government in Punjab by defeating their arch rivals Shiromani Akali Dal allied with BJP.