Mehbooba concedes defeat from Anantnag
Says people have every right to express their anger for “my failings”
Srinagar, May 23: Conceding defeat, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti on Thursday said that the people of the state have every right to be angry with her and that she accepts the verdict with humility.
“I’ve been fortunate to get the love & affection of my people. They have every right to express their anger for my failings. Accept their verdict with humility. Congratulations to winning candidates from NC. I’m grateful to my party workers & colleagues,” Mehbooba said in a tweet.
She also congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the "historic" mandate in favour of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
"Congratulations to Narendra Modi ji for a historic mandate. Today surely belongs to BJP and its allies. Time for Congress to get an Amit Shah," she said.