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West Bengal Guv Narayanan resigns

West Bengal Guv Narayanan resigns
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West Bengal Governor Narayanan Resigns. West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan on Monday resigned, becoming the fourth person occupying the gubernatorial post to put in his papers since the NDA government prodded some of the Governors appointed during UPA rule to quit. Home Ministry sources said the Governor has tendered his resignation.

  • 80-year-old was questioned by the CBI in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal recently
  • Ashwani Kumar, B L Joshi and Shekhar Dutt have put in their papers in last few days

New Delhi : West Bengal Governor M K Narayanan on Monday resigned, becoming the fourth person occupying the gubernatorial post to put in his papers since the NDA government prodded some of the Governors appointed during UPA rule to quit. Home Ministry sources said the Governor has tendered his resignation.

80-year-old Narayanan was recently questioned by the CBI as a "witness" in the AgustaWestland VVIP helicopter deal probe.

M K Narayanan

The resignation came weeks after Union Home Secretary Anil Goswami had telephoned some of the Governors, appointed by the previous UPA regime, to step down after the Narendra Modi government assumed charge. Nagaland Governor Ashwani Kumar, Uttar Pradesh Governor B L Joshi and Chhattisgarh Governor Shekhar Dutt have put in their papers in the last few days.

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