Jyotiraditya Scindia resigns as Congress general secretary

Jyotiraditya Scindia
Rebel leader Jyotiraditya Scindia will meet BJP leaders at their headquarters to finalise his joining the party. File photo: PTI

Congress general secretary Jyotiraditya Scindia resigned from his post on Sunday, taking responsibility for the party’s poor performance in the Lok Sabha polls.

“Accepting the peoples verdict and taking accountability, I had submitted my resignation as General Secretary of AICC to Shri @RahulGandhi.

“I thank him for entrusting me with this responsibility and for giving me the opportunity to serve our party,” Scindia tweeted.

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His resignation comes hours after Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora quit his post.

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