Vishvajeet Rane, who resigned from the Congress Party, said he was disillusioned by the manner of functioning of the party leaders, adding that he took the decision for the interest of the people. He said that with a heavy heart, today he has submitted his resignation as a member of the Congress Party. It makes him sad. But he had to take this decision in the interest of the people. "People worked hard for us to get us into power and we gave away this opportunity to the BJP because of our mishandling of the situation," he added.