JP Nadda resigns as Himachal cabinet minister

Shimla: Forest minister Jagat Prakash Nadda on being appointed as BJP general secretary today submitted his resignation as a cabinet minister in the Prem Kumar Dhumal ministry to take up his new assignment at the national level.

Nadda met Dhumal in assembly today and submitted his resignation which has been accepted.

“I have submitted by resignation to the chief minister,” Nadda confirmed to My Himachal News.

“I have asked the forest minister to continue till the ongoing budget session,” said the chief minister.

Nadda in his letter to the CM cited that since he had been appointed national general secretary of party he was resigning from HP cabinet in accordance with the party’s declared policy of ‘one man one post’.

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