Gandhi had earlier on Sunday evening expressed her disappointment with the verdict, and said that it is time for deep introspection.

“We are very disappointed with the result. We accept the verdict of the people and congratulate our opponents on winning,” Gandhi told mediapersons here.

“It is a time for deep and introspection,” she added.

The Congress party managed to bag only eight seats in Delhi whereas it got 58, 39 and 21 seats in Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Rajasthan respectively.

Congress’ faulty policies to be blamed for its loss, says Mayawati

Bahujan Samaj Party chief Mayawati on Monday said that the Congress's faulty policies are to be blamed for its defeat in the Assembly elections.

"Congress's faulty policies are responsible for its loss in the assembly election. AAP got all the Congress votes," Mayawati said.

Asked about her support to the United Progressive Alliance at the centre, she said her party was not a part of the government and was supporting it to keep the communal forces out.

"We support them from outside, to keep the communal forces out, but our party has nothing to do with the government", added Mayawati.

(JPN/Agencies)

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