Governor accepts Ramachandra Gowda resignation

On the advice of Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa, who was away in China when Gowda quit, the Medical Education portfolio has been allocated to Home Minister Dr V S Acharya, Raj Bhavan sources said.

Yeddyurappa also confirmed that the Governor has accepted the resignation. Gowda, once a confidant of Yeddyurappa, was asked to quit by the Chief Minister on September 5 following alleged recruitment scandal, an issue now pending before the High Court.

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