A day after Congress` crushing defeat in the 2014 Lok Sabha Elections, Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday met President and tendered his resignation to him with a request to dissolve the 15th Lok Sabha.
Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, who became the first individual Olympic medalist to be elected into the Lok Sabha, today said his priority would be to work for his constituency Jaipur Rural but at the same time he`s ready to take any responsibility given to him by their "captain" Narendra Modi.
The BJP was on Friday set for a comfortable majority in the Lok Sabha. The Congress, India`s oldest political party which had ruled India for a decade since 2004 as the head of the UPA, appeared set for an unprecedented rout.
Infosys co-founder and technocrat Nandan Nilekani of the Congress party was Friday trailing BJP`s Ananth Kumar by over 35,000 votes in Karnataka`s prestigious Bangalore South Lok Sabha constituency as counting of ballots cast in the general election was in progress.
Narendra Modi appears all set to be the next Prime Minister with BJP likely to get a majority on its own, wresting power from Congress which is on the path of recording its worst ever performance in the Lok Sabha polls.
With initial trends of Lok Sabha polls projecting a rout for the grand old party, the Congress on Friday conceded defeat. Narendra Modi has powered the BJP to a historic victory as the party is set to win over 272 seats on its own, with the NDA on course to bag over 310 seats.