Virbhadra Singh. Photograph:( Zee News Network )
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.
I accept the victory of BJP. I, being the CM, take full responsibility of our performance here. I hope Vikramaditya (Singh) keeps winning in future, like he won today: Virbhadra Singh #HimachalPradesh pic.twitter.com/ImNkW32qdy— ANI (@ANI) December 18, 2017
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.
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.