UP result deeply disappointing Khurshid

UP result deeply disappointing Khurshid

By: || Updated: 06 Mar 2012 04:20 AM

New Delhi: The
dismal showing by the Congress in Uttar Pradesh was "deeply
disappointing", Law Minister Salman Khurshid said on Tuesday.

it became clear that the Congress would have to settle for a meager 26 of
403 seats, Khurshid said the party had hoped to perform better in Uttar
Pradesh with Rahul Gandhi leading the charge.

"The results are
deeply disappointing," Khurshid told Times Now channel. "But we don't have
to close shop. This is not the end of the world."

Khurshid's wife
Louise herself suffered a humiliating defeat in Farrukhabad. All five
Congress candidates were stunningly routed in Rae Bareli, party chief
Sonia's Gandhi Lok Sabha constituency.

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