Ajay Maken, Delhi Congress President, resigns citing health issues
Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken today resigned as the party's Delhi unit chief citing health reasons.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi, Delhi Congress party affairs in-charge PC Chacko, and Maken held a meeting yesterday.
Gandhi has accepted the resignation of the 54-year-old leader, who took over as the Delhi unit chief four years ago.
This comes just a few months before the Lok Sabha elections.
Maken took to Twitter to announce his resignation
Maken had taken over the role of unit chief after the party lost the 2015 Assembly elections.
Later, Maken took to Twitter to announce his resignation.
He said, "After the 2015 Delhi assembly elections, as its Delhi unit president I received a lot of love from Congress workers, the media covering the party and our leader Rahul Gandhiji. Thank you all."
Received lot of love from Rahul Gandhi, Congress workers: Maken
2015 विधान सभा के उपरान्त-— Ajay Maken (@ajaymaken) January 4, 2019
बतौर @INCDelhi अध्यक्ष-पिछले 4 वर्षों से,दिल्ली कांग्रेस कार्यकर्ताओं द्वारा,कांग्रेस कवर करने वाली मीडिया द्वारा,एवं हमारे नेता @RahulGandhi जी द्वारा,मुझे अपार स्नेह तथा सहयोग मिला है।
इन कठिन परिस्थितियों में यह आसान नहीं था! इसके लिए ह्रदय से आभार!
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