AAP leader and Vice-Chairman of the Delhi Dialogue and Development Commission (DDC) Ashish Khetan has resigned from the post, saying he now wants to practice law.
Khetan, a journalist-turned-politician and a trusted aide of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, was appointed the Vice-Chairman of the DDC, an advisory body of the AAP government, three years ago. The DDC is headed by Kejriwal.
"I have resigned as VC, DDC, with effect from April 16. During past three years, I had a unique opportunity to shape public policy & bring about reform and change in governance. I am grateful to Arvind Kejriwal for giving me this wonderful opportunity," Khetan tweeted.
He is joining Bar Council of Delhi, which prohibits practicing advocates from any kind of private/government employment.
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