Nirmal Singh resigns as J-K Deputy CM

Nirmal Singh resigns as J-K Deputy CM

Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh. PTI file photo

Ahead of a Cabinet reshuffle tomorrow, Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today resigned from the Mehbooba Mufti government in Jammu and Kashmir to pave way for a new BJP face for the post.

Singh said, "I have resigned as the Deputy Chief Minister of the government. A fresh face from the BJP will be taking over."

State Assembly Speaker Kavinder Gupta will be the new Deputy Chief Minister, a BJP leader said.

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