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“Important factor that influenced these elections is new voter in these states. The youth has clearly shown its anger in these elections and we need to find why they are angry. We also need to think about the class of people who are trying to influence and change public opinion through their impractical ideas. If a leader can be confident and decisive about his people oriented policies, then he will not have to contend with such new power centers.
At the Congress’s stock-taking exercise, source said the feedback from observers was that there were organisational weaknesses including infighting and shortcomings in conveying the party’s message across to the masses.
They said the assessment was that price-rise played a role as also the mood against the UPA government and party chief Sonia Gandhi said the need of the hour was to work unitedly.
Party leaders indicated there could be a shake up in the organisation in the coming days.