New Delhi: Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday congratulated Aam Aadmi Party and Arvind Kejriwal for winning Delhi Assembly Elections.
Rahul's office issued a statement saying people of Delhi have chosen AAP and the party respects the verdict.
Earlier Congress Ajay Maken also congratulated Kejriwal for the AAP's victory in the elections.
Meanwhile, Delhi Pradesh Congress ommittee chief Arvinder Singh Lovely has reportedly tendered his resignation to Sonia Gandhi after the party's disastrous performance in the Assembly elections.
The AAP is inching closer to government formation in Delhi with the party leading in 65 seats. The BJP is ahead in four seats while the Congress is trailing in all the 70 assembly seats.
The Election Commission has made elaborate arrangements for the counting of votes. Counting is taking place at 14 centres in nine districts of the national capital.
A voter turnout of 67.08 percent was recorded in the polling for the 70-member Delhi Assembly.
A total of 673 candidates are in the fray this time.