UP Guv accepts minister`s resignation

Last Updated: Monday, January 2, 2012 - 21:57

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi
on Monday accepted the resignation of Minister of State for
Ayurveda Medicine Daddan Mishra on the recommendation of Chief
Minister Mayawati.

The resignation of Mishra, who had quit on moral ground
after he was denied party ticket, had been accepted, a BSP
release said here.

It said Mishra faced charges of anti-party activities
and neglect of regional problems.
Mishra had urged the BSP chief not to deny him ticket
several times but as the charges against him were serious, a
decision was taken not to renominate him from Bhinga seat in
Shrawasti district, the release said.

Meanwhile, BJP sources here said Mishra had joined the
party in Delhi and was likely to be fielded as party
candidate.
On December 30, Mishra had resigned as minister on
moral ground but had said he would continue to work for the
party.

PTI



First Published: Monday, January 2, 2012 - 21:57

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