Congress president Rahul Gandhi offered to resign on Saturday during a meeting of the Congress Working Committee (CWC), which in turn refused to accept his resignation. “A meeting of the CWC took place today in which almost all the members put forward their views. A resolution was passed," Congress' chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala told reporters after the meeting. Antony told reporters at the press conference when asked about the reasons discussed in the meeting for Congress' performance in the elections. Post the counting on Thursday, Gandhi had taken responsibility of the defeat and when asked by reporters if he would resign he had said the decision would be taken during the CWC meeting.
Source: Mint May 25, 2019 07:07 UTC