Both political analysts and Congress leaders admitted Kishor’s strategies were a failure but refused to squarely blame him.Speaking on condition of anonymity a senior Congress leader refused to put the entire blame on Kishor’s shoulders "In 2014 Lok Sabha polls BJP won in 328 assembly segments in UP It is obvious that our strategies failed to counter that The BJP was far more meticulous in its planning and execution But can a single person be blamed Who is to be blamed for the failed strategies is a question that requires a collective answer from the party leadership" the veteran leader told IANS "The UP polls have proved that even somebody like Prashant Kishor can go wrong It is obvious his strategies failed" Praveen Rai Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) told IANS "But can he be solely blamed for the debacle The responsibility lies with the leadership" added Rai The win in Punjab has been a saving grace for the Congress but experts credit the victory to Amarinder Singh rather than Kishor who designed the campaign for the Congress chief ministerial candidate including the "Coffee With Captain" campaign on the lines of Modi’s ‘Chai Pe Charcha’ As the BJP’s landslide victory in Uttar Pradesh became evident Kishor found himself at the receiving end on Twitter with people mocking his strategies If actor-turned BJP MP Paresh Rawal tweeted: Can anyone find out where is Prashant Kishore — Paresh Rawal (@SirPareshRawal) March 11 2017 Other users wondered sarcastically – "Has Prashant Kishor uploaded his resume on LinkedIn" But for psephologist Yashwant Deshmukh Kishor was fighting an already lost battle "You can sell only when you have a product You cannot sell vacuum Congress’ condition was already pathetic in UP So it will be wrong to blame Kishor for the debacle" Cvoter chief editor Yashwant Deshmukh told IANS With inputs from IANS By: Express Web Desk | Published: June 16 2017 5:50 pm Australia and New Zealand went win-less in this edition of Champions Trophy (Source: Reuters) Related News The ICC Champions Trophy 2017 will conclude after the final clash between India and Pakistan at the Oval on Sunday Pakistan made their place in the finals after beating England by 8 wickets in the first semi-final while India registered a final place after beating Bangladesh by 9 wickets A number of records were tumbled during the course of this Champions Trophy Here we take a look at some of the stats and records # AB de Villiers was dismissed for a golden duck for the first time in 211th innings of his career Former New Zealand previously held the record He was dismissed for a first-ball duck in his 209th innings # Mitchell Starc and Josh Hazlewood began the proceedings with the ball against New Zealand Both fast bowlers conceded a total of 52 runs in nine overs but Hazlewood bagged a six-for while Starc went wicket-less This was the highest difference between the wickets when the opening bowlers had conceded same amount of runs #England during their Group A match against New Zealand scored 301 runs 9 out of their 11 batsmen touched the double-figures mark while Mark Wood and Jake Ball were dismissed for individual ducks The similar instance had happened only once for West Indies against South Africa in 2005 at Basseterre #Sarfraz Ahmed and Mohammad Amir stitched an unbeaten 75-run partnership to guide their side to a win against Sri Lanka This is now the highest eight-wicket partnership in Champions Trophy surpassing the previous record set by Mitchell Johnson and Brett Lee against West Indies in 2009 They scored 70 runs #Australia lifted the 2015 ICC World Cup beating New Zealand in the finals But the two World Cup finalists took the flight back home without attaining a single win in this ICC Champions Trophy 2017 #India began their Champions Trophy 2017 campaign in an emphatic fashion when they thumped Pakistan by 124 runs (D/L method) During India’s innings Pakistan left-arm fast bowler Wahab Riaz conceded 87 runs in 84 overs the most by any bowler in the history of Champions Trophy Earlier it was Zimbabwe’s Tinashe Panyangara who leaked 86 runs against England in 2004 edition in Birmingham For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: February 1 2017 12:12 pm Salman Khan shared a pic with Jackie Chan Top News Jackie Chan is in India to promote his upcoming film Kung Fu Yoga co-starring Sonu Sood and Disha Patani And guess which Bollywood star got the first click with the Chinese superstar It is none other than Salman Khan Bollywood’s Bhaijaan shared an adorable picture with Chan Holding soft toys of Panda both of them are looking super cool and cute as well The action star landed in India on Monday and received a warm traditional welcome at the Mumbai airport His co-star and Bollywood actor Sonu Sood played a good host too The Indo-Sino film also stars Bollywood actors Disha Patani and Amyra Dastur And Chan’s big arrival to India is definitely a great news for his fans over here WATCH VIDEO | Sonu Sood Talks About Kung Fu Yoga & What Jackie Chan Loves About India Salman Khan earlier tweeted “Thank you @EyeOfJackieChan for giving this film to my Chedi Singh @SonuSood This is the coolest” Sonu Sood also shared “Bhai @BeingSalmanKhan I have an unusual power ? 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