Vaju Vala resigns as Speaker of Gujarat Assembly

Karnataka Governor-designate Vaju Vala on Saturday submitted his resignation as the Speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly to the Deputy Speaker Mangubhai Patel.

Ahmedabad: Karnataka Governor-designate Vaju Vala on Saturday submitted his resignation as the Speaker of Gujarat Legislative Assembly to the Deputy Speaker Mangubhai Patel.

"Vala submitted his resignation to me as per the procedure of the assembly," Patel told reporters.

Patel would now function as the acting Speaker.

Vala is likely to take oath as governor of Karnataka on Monday, BJP sources said.

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