Kejriwal's resignation accepted after 6 years

Kejriwal's resignation accepted after 6 years

“The government has finally accepted my resignation from the Income-Tax Department. I received the letter today (Tuesday),” Kejriwal said. He quit the IRS on February 2006.
Kejriwal, who was a Joint Commissioner in the I-T department when he quit, had earlier said he would fight in court to retrieve the money he had paid as dues.

On November 3, he submitted a cheque for Rs 9,27,787 along with a letter to prime minister, asking him not to trouble his six friends who had given him an interest-free loan to settle his dues.

The 43-year-old activist, a 1995-batch IRS officer, had decided to settle the dues in an attempt to blunt attacks by his detractors.

However, the government had claimed that he had violated bond rules by quitting the service before completing mandatory three years of service after going on a study leave on full pay. However, Kejriwal said he took non-paid leave and quit the service after serving bond conditions.

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