After Kapil Sibal Blame Party for Poor Show in Bihar, Karti Chidambaram Pitches for Introspection in Cong
File photo of Congress leader Karti Chidambaram. (PTI)
Congress MP Karti P Chidambaram on Monday said it was time for introspection and consultation in the party, days after its’s poor showing in the Bihar Assembly elections. Karti, son of former union minister P Chidambaram, in a tweet said: ”Its time we introspect, ideate, consult & act @INCIndia.” The Lok Sabha MP from Sivaganga in Tamil Nadu made the cryptic comment while tagging a tweet by senior party colleague Kapil Sibal on his interview to English daily ”Indian Express” about the Bihar poll outcome.
Karti’s comment comes a day after senior Congress leader Tariq Anwar said delay in finalising seat sharing for the Bihar election adversely impacted the grand alliance’s poll performance. Congress won 19 out of the 70 seats it contested in Bihar. RJD’s Tejashwi Yadav-led ’Mahagathbandhan’ of which the Congress was the second major partner ended up with 110 seats while the NDA retained power in a close contest, bagging 125 seats in the 243-member assembly in the recent polls.