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Rahul Gandhi Resignation Political Reactions: Ravi Kishan, Rajyavardhan Rathore, Farooq Abdullah react

Rahul Gandhi announces his resignation as Congress Chief on Twitter today. Rahul Gandhi’s resignation has drawn instant reactions from various political leaders like Ravi Kishan, Rajyavardhan Rathore,& Farooq Abdullah. Check here!

Jul 3, 2019 18:12 IST
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Rahul Gandhi Resigns: Congress President Rahul Gandhi announced his resignation on Twitter on July 3rd. He wrote a 4-page resignation letter, taking responsibility for the loss of 2019 Lok Sabha Elections 2019. His resignation letter says, "I'm responsible for the loss of the 2019 elections, accountability is critical for the future growth of our party. It is for this reason that I have resigned as Congress president." Rahul Gandhi even changed his Twitter bio from 'President to Member of INC'.

Immediately after resigning, Rahul Gandhi said that the Congress Working Committee (CWC) should now call upon a meeting to appoint the new Party Chief. As per the speculations, senior most Congress leader Motilal Vora would be the interim Congress president.

Congress Chief had earlier offered to quit on May 25 during the meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC) which was held to review the Congress’ poor performance in the 2019 Lok Sabha polls wherein the party secured only 52 seats. However, the CWC rejected his offer.

Rahul Gandhi’s resignation has drawn instant reactions from various political leaders, Have a look:

BJP MP Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore voiced his support for Gandhi’s resignation and said, "I respect the decision taken by Rahul Gandhi as party president. But the logic he is giving for his resignation is wrong and factually incorrect. His party lost after people of this country has given massive mandate for Mr. Modi and they were not ready to accept the dynastic and corrupt politics of Congress."

Bhojpuri superstar and Gorakhpur BJP MP Ravi Kishan supported Rahul Gandhi's decision to step down.

National Conference (NC) Chief Farooq Abdullah reacts:

Salman Khurshid Reacts:

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