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Rahul Gandhi Officially Resigns as Congress Chief, Says Acountability Critical for Party’s Future

Rahul Gandhi Officially Resigns as Congress Chief, Says Acountability Critical for Party's Future Growth

New Delhi, July 3: Congress president Rahul Gandhi officially quit his post on Wednesday (July 3), saying accountability was critical to the future growth of the party.

In a letter on Twitter, Gandhi said, “It is an honour for me to serve the Congress party, whose values and ideals have served as the lifeblood of our beautiful nation”. Taking responsibility for the party’s debacle in the Lok Sabha elections, Gandhi said, “Rebuilding the party requires hard decisions and numerous people will have to be made accountable for the failure of 2019. It would be unjust to hold others accountable but ignore my own responsibility as President of the party.”

Gandhi had said he took the decision to ensure accountability for the party’s Lok Sabha poll debacle and there was no question of going back. “I have resigned after taking full responsibility and ensuring accountability for the party’s defeat in the Lok Sabha elections. I cannot ask others to resign too. It is up to them if they want to take responsibility,” he had said.