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Resignations of Azad, Ambani from RS accepted

While Vatsyayan and Ambani resigned in wake of the OoP controversy, Azad resigned after becoming J&K CM.

india Updated: May 11, 2006 13:43 IST

The resignations of Kapila Vatsyayan, Congress member Ghulam Nabi Azad and independent member Anil Ambani from the Rajya Sabha have been accepted, Chairman of the Upper House Bhairon Singh Shekhawat announced on Thursday.

Amidst the furore in the Rajya Sabha on the demolition issue in Delhi, Shekhawat said that the resignations of the three members had been accepted.

While Vatsyayan and Ambani had resigned from the House in wake of the office-of-profit controversy, Azad resigned after becoming the Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir.

Vatsyayan resigned on March 24 and Ambani submitted his resignation on March 29. Azad resigned from the membership of the House on April 29.

First Published: May 11, 2006 13:43 IST