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Judeo quits on 'moral grounds' Newsdesk | November 17, 2003 12:57 IST
Last Updated: November 17, 2003 14:59 IST

Union Minister of State for Environment and Forests Dilip Singh Judeo, who was allegedly taped taking a bribe, has sent his resignation letter to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bharatiya Janata Party chief M Venkaiah Naidu said on Monday.

The statement came after a meeting called by the PM to discuss the issue.

Asked if Vajpayee had accepted the resignation, he said, "It is the prime minister's prerogative."

Deputy Prime Minister Lal Kishenchand Advani, Finance Minister Jaswant Singh, Naidu, party general secretary Pramod Mahajan, BJP chief whip in the Lok Sabha V K Malhotra and Information and Broadcasting Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad attended the meeting.

Later, Judeo said in Raipur, Chhattisgarh: "I have resigned on moral grounds."

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Sub: Politics & Politicians

Judeo quits on moral( has the meaning of this word different to pliticians)grounds and PM accepts. Is that all for his crime? What a hypocratic ...

Posted by MSK Murthy

Sub: Politicians

It makes one sick to hear the BJP leaders including the PM maintaining a selfrighteous attitude even after being caught redhanded on more than one ...

Posted by MSK Murthy

Sub: Judeo Quits on Moral Grounds

Sir: What moral grounds is this man talking about? Men with no morals have started talking about morals and even more about morality. One can ...

Posted by Rajesh Vyas

Sub: BJP - A party with difference

From Bangaru Laxman to Dilipsingh Judeo.Truely BJP is a party with difference. Congressmen committed corruption under the table. These BJP stupids did it in front ...

Posted by makarand sane

Sub: Judeo sends resignation to PM

This is a setback for BJP, especially when Assembly elections are due in the North. I hope the resignation will send the right signal to ...

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