Lucknow: Senior BJP leader Kalraj Mishra,
who successfully contested the Uttar Pradesh Assembly
elections, today resigned from the membership of Rajya Sabha.
Mishra handed over his resignation to the Rajya Sabha
chairman today, BJP spokesman Vijay Bahadur Pathak said here.
Mishra was elected to the Assembly from the Lucknow east
seat in the recently concluded polls. His Rajya Sabha term was
due to expire on April two.
Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) leader Jayant Chaudhary had
yesterday resigned from the membership of the Vidhan Sabha
opting to retain his parliamentary seat of Mathura.