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Himachal election results: 'I accept victory of BJP,' says Congress's Virbhadra Singh

Virbhadra Singh. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 18, 2017, 10.53 AM (IST)

The Congress's Virbhadra Singh said Monday that he accepted the BJP's victory in the HImachal elections. 

The Congress is set to lose Himachal to the BJP. 


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The latest figures from the Election Commission show the BJP leading in 28 seats and the Congress in 13. 

Himachal has a total of 68 seats. A party needs to win 35 seats to be declared winner. 

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Virbhadra also added that he took full responsibility for the Congress loss. 

"I accept the victory of BJP. I, being the CM, take full responsibility of our performance here," said Virbhadra. 

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