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President accepts Tharoor's resignation

President Pratibha Patil on Sunday night accepted the resignation of Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor from the Council of Ministers on the recommendation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

delhi Updated: Jun 27, 2012 14:55 IST

President Pratibha Patil on Sunday night accepted the resignation of Minister of State for External Affairs Shashi Tharoor from the Council of Ministers on the recommendation of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

According to Rashtrapati Bhavan spokesperson, "The President on the recommendation of the Prime Minister has accepted the resignation of Shashi Tharoor, MoS in MEA from the council of ministers with immediate effect."

The resignation of Tharoor was sent to the President in Pune where she is on an official visit.