New Delhi: In a sudden move, Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday resigned amid a protracted bitter confrontation with the AAP government.
Delhi Lt Governor Najeeb Jung submits his resignation to the Government of India. It came as a sudden and surprising move.
“Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has submitted his resignation to the Government of India. He thanks the Prime Minister for all the help and cooperation he received during his tenure,” the LG’s office said in a statement.
The reason behind his surprise decision is not immediately known.
He thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all the help and cooperation he received during his tenure. Jung also thanked the people of Delhi for all their support and affection, especially during the one year’s President Rule in Delhi, when he got unstinted support from them and which in turn helped run the administration in Delhi smoothly and effortlessly.
He was also thankful to Chief Minister Kejriwal for his association in the last two years.
According to Raj Bhawan, Jung would be returning to his first love, which is, academics.