Mumbai Congress chief resigns

Mumbai Congress chief resigns

Mumbai Congress chief Kripashankar Singh Wednesday resigned from his post following a Bombay High Court order to prosecute him in corruption cases, a party official said.

Singh’s resignation came shortly after the court's ruling.It has been sent to the party high command for the final decision.

"A formal announcement is expected to be made from New Delhi,” the party official, requesting anonymity, told IANS here.

Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, who is in Nashik, also hinted that Singh has quit when media persons sought his comments on the court judgement against the Mumbai party chief.