Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday accepted responsibility for the party's poor performance in the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.
Addressing media outside the 10, Janpath residence of Congress President Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi said that the results of the seven-phased polls in Uttar Pradesh, was a clear indication that the Congress organizationally still had a long way to go to win the confidence of the public in the state.
He expressed confidence that overtime; the Congress Party would surely win in Uttar Pradesh one day.
Congratulating Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav for their superb performance in the Uttar Pradesh polls, Gandhi candidly admitted that the public had given it's verdict in favour of the Samajwadi Party.
Image: Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi looks down as he speaks to the media in New Delhi on March 6th, 2012. India's ruling Congress party trailed far behind its rivals in early returns from a key state election on Tuesday, a sharp rebuke that could hamper the party's performance over the final two years of its term.