GUWAHATI, May 16 (IANS): Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Friday said the Congress accepts the mandate of the people in the Lok Sabha election with "all humility".
As per initial trends in the 14 Lok Sabha constituencies of the state, the BJP was leading in seven, the Congress and the AIUDF in three each, while an Independent candidate was leading in one seat.
"We are going to accept the mandate with all humility," Gogoi told media persons.
PTI Adds: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi today announced that he will resign taking full responsibility for the party's dismal performance in the Lok Sabha elections in the state.
"I will submit my resignation to party President Sonia Gandhi taking full responsibility for the party's performance in the state," Gogoi told reporters here.
"This is not an emotional decision. This is a temporary setback.