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After election loss, CM Harish Rawat tenders resignation

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Dehradun, March 11: After BJP’s landslide win in Uttarakhand, Chief Minister Harish Rawat tenders resignation on Saturday. 

Sitting CM Rawat has lost from both the Haridwar (Rural) and Kichcha seats, as BJP clean swipes the ruling party in the hill state.

Accepting the defeat, Rawat said, “My leadership must have lacked something that Congress lost the election. I accept the defeat.”

Rawat lost the Haridwar (Rural) (by 12,000 votes) and Kichcha seat.

His defeat comes as the Congress state unit president Kishore Upadhyay conceded defeat.

The BJP is leading in over 55 seats in the state. Counting is still ongoing.

Read More: Uttarakhand election results 

Wefornews Bureau

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