"I have sought an appointment to meet the Congress president. If I get it tomorrow, I will submit my resignation to her," Gogoi told reporters in the national capital while replying to queries.
Gogoi, however, said that he does not know whether Sonia Gandhi will accept his resignation or not as he has not spoken to her yet.
After Congress got its lowest ever tally in Assam – 3 out of 14 Lok Sabha seats - in the recently concluded Lok Sabha elections, 78-year-old Gogoi said that he would resign within a week.
On being asked why he did not submit his resignation to the state Governor if he is serious, the senior Congress leader said that it is the Congress' tradition to submit resignation letter to party president.
On why he did not convene the Congress Legislature Party meeting to discuss the leadership issue, Gogoi, who has been Chief Minister of Assam since 2001, said that he could not do so as he did not know whether he would remain in the position.
The three-time Chief Minister has already admitted to ‘arrogance and complacency’ but said that he would not leave politics and would continue to work for party's recovery.
Sources said that Congress in Assam has been plagued by factionalism and dissidence with state Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma allegedly leading an anti-Gogoi campaign.


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