Ahmedabad: Gujarat Congress president Arjun Modhwadia accepted defeat for the loss of Congress in Gujarat Assembly Elections on Wednesday.
“I accept responsibility for the outcome of results in these elections,” Modhwadia said while talking to the reporters.
Arjun Modhwadia, seeking third consecutive term from Porbandar constituency, was defeated by his BJP rival Babu Bokhiria by a margin of 17,146 votes.
Modhwadia, who had spearheaded a sustained and aggressive campaign against BJP, polled 60,458 votes while Bokhiria secured 77,604 votes.
Modhwadia had won 2002 and 2007 polls from this constituency. He had defeated Bokhiria in the last elections.
First Published: Thursday, December 20, 2012, 15:10