AMN / NEW DELHI
Congress Leaders Jyotiraditya Scindia and Milind Deora resign from their party posts, accepting peoples verdict in Lok Sabha elections. Jyotiraditya Scindia today resigned as General Secretary of All India Congress Committee. In a tweet, Mr Scindia said, he has submitted his resignation to Congress President Rahul Gandhi, accepting the people’s verdict and taking accountability of Lok Sabha poll results. The former member of parliament from Guna thanked Mr Gandhi for entrusting him with the responsibility and giving him the opportunity to serve the party.
Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora also announced his resignation from the post and said he is looking forward to playing a role at the national level to help stabilise the party. A statement issued by his office said, taking on the BJP-Shiv Sena and negating the impact of Vanchit Aghadi is a challenge for the Congress in Maharashtra. He recommended setting up of a provisional collective leadership comprising three senior Congress leaders to oversee the city party unit till the Maharashtra Assembly polls which are due later this year.