Veteran Congress leader Ashok Chavan on Thursday said that Congress chief Rahul Gandhi accepted the resignation of veteran Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil as the Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly. This development comes a day before Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s rally in Maharashtra’s Ahmednagar on Friday.
Vikhe Patil has sent his resignation to the party leadership after his son Sujay Vikhe Patil left Congress last month and joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.
“Congress CLP leader Mr Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil had offered to resign from his post and he had also sent a letter to the Congress President. This letter of resignation has been accepted by the Congress president,” Congress leader Ashok Chavan told reporters.