‘Maybe BJP Couldn’t Convince People of Delhi’: Gautam Gambhir

“We accept the results, as we should. I congratulate Arvind Kejriwal and the people of Delhi,” he said.

Updated
Videos
1 min read

Accepting his party’s loss in the 2020 Delhi Assembly elections, BJP MP Gautam Gambhir on Tuesday, 11 February, said, “We accept the results, as we should. I congratulate Arvind Kejriwal and I congratulate the people of Delhi.”

“All I can say is we put in our best effort, but maybe we couldn’t convince the people of Delhi.”
Gautum Gambhir to ANI

Asked about the failed campaign, Gambhir said, " It's difficult to point out where we went wrong." He added that the party will discuss the matter in upcoming meetings.

The former cricketer also congratulated Kejriwal on Twitter and assured him that the “development of Delhi and welfare of citizens will be the top priority for everyone!”

Riding on its development agenda, the Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party is set for a resounding victory in the Delhi Assembly elections on Tuesday.

Crossing the halfway mark in the Assembly, the AAP won in 50 seats and is leading in 12 more, as per Election Commission data. Meanwhile, the BJP has chalked up victory in six seats and is leading in two more.

The saffron party won three out of the 10 Assembly seats under Gautam Gambhir’s East Delhi constituency.

Several chief ministers and leaders of different states and across the political spectrum congratulated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and its chief Arvind Kejriwal for nearing a resounding victory in the Assembly elections.

Liked this story? We'll send you more. Subscribe to The Quint's newsletter and get selected stories delivered to your inbox every day. Click to get started.

The Quint is available on Telegram & WhatsApp too, click to join.

Published: 
Stay Updated

Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox.

Join over 120,000 subscribers!