Mayawati resigns from Rajya Sabha

Rajya Sabha

New Delhi: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, who had threatened to quit the Rajya Sabha earlier on Tuesday, has tendered her resignation from Rajya Sabha.

The BSP chief met Vice Preident Hamid Ansari, who is chairman of the Rajya Sabha, this evening to hand over her resignation.

Earlier in the day, she said “If I am not allowed to speak right now, I will resign right away,” demanding to be allowed to speak on Dalits being targeted in Saharanpur.

Notably, Mayawati’s term in the Upper House was till April next year.


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