Vasundhara Raje concedes defeat



 Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday conceded BJP's defeat in the Assembly elections and hoped the Congress would take forward the policies her government had implemented in the last five years.

She said her party will raise issues of public importance while sitting in the opposition in the Assembly.

"I accept this mandate by the people. BJP has worked a lot for them in these five years, I hope the next party takes those policies and works forward," Raje said while addressing a media briefing. 

Raje said the BJP will raise issues of public interest and will take positive steps in their favour while sitting in the opposition in the Assembly. 

She congratulated the Congress for their victory in the state and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP President Amit Shah, senior party leaders and all the party workers for their guidance and support. 

In a closely fought battle the Congress is all set to form a new government ousting the BJP from power.-IANS