Saturday, November 7, 2015

Defeat not shocking, says Antony

NEW DELHI: Senior Congress leader A K Antony has said that he is not shocked by the UDF’s terrible defeat. At the same he said he was saddened by the unexpected defeat. 

Antony was speaking at a short press conference held soon after the Civic poll results came out in Kerala.

“The reason for the poll debacle will be examined in detail. Some political undercurrents have taken place. I don’t understand still what has happened…may be it could be a backlash for the over confidence the UDF would have acquired through repeated victories in the past,” he said.

When asked whether, the Vigilance court verdict in the bar bribery case was a reason for defeat, Antony said the UDF had to examine the undercurrents during the few weeks ahead of the election to know about it.     

The Congress leader also added that in wake of the election defeat, the UDF need not hesitate to change its stand, if necessary, in future.

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