Jyotiraditya Scindia (Photo Credit: File Photo)
Reacting to Congress's Delhi poll debacle, where the party drew blank, senior Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia on Thursday said that his party needs a new ideology and a new work process to win back the trust of the people. Calling the defeat disappointing, Scindia said that there is an urgent need for a new ideology and a new work process. "Country has changed, so we also need to opt for a new way of thinking and connect with the people of the country," the former Congress MP added.
Party general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra also said that her party will have to struggle a lot, and it will do so. Priyanka Gandhi made the remarks outside Varanasi airport responding to reporters queries on the Congress’ performance in Delhi assembly elections, the result for which was declared on Tuesday.
The Congress general secretary was on her way to Delhi after meeting anti-CAA protestors in Varanasi. “Whatever the public does is correct. But, this is a time for us to struggle. We have to struggle a lot and we will do so (Janta jo karti hai, sahi karti hai. Lekin hamaare liye sangharsh kaa samay hai, hume bahut sangharsh karna hai, aur hum karenge),” Priyanka told reporters in a candid admission.
The Congress drew a blank in the Delhi assembly elections in which its candidates lost security deposit on 63 of the 70 seats. It was for the second assembly election in a row that the Congress had failed to win even a single seat.