Accepted resignation of Adityanath, others: LS Speaker
New Delhi Dec 18 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Monday announced that she has accepted the resignations of three members including Yogi Adityanath who quit on becoming the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister.
Adtiyanath who was the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Member of Parliament from Gorakhpur and Keshav Prasad Maurya BJP MP from Phulpur -- both constituencies in Uttar Pradesh -- resigned on September 21 and the resignation was accepted on the same day she said.
Maurya is now the Deputy Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh where the BJP is in power.
Mahajan also said the resignation of Nana Patole a BJP MP from Bhandara-Gondiya in Maharashtra who sent his resignation to the Speaker on December 8 was accepted on December 14.
Patole who had defeated Nationalist Congress Party leader and former Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel in the 2014 general elections had accused the party leadership of failing to keep promises while raising the issue of farmers distress and quit the BJP and his Lok Sabha seat.