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Home > News > The Ayodhya Issue > Report

Joshi sends resignation to PM

rediff.com Newsdesk | September 19, 2003 16:48 IST
Last Updated: September 19, 2003 21:34 IST


Keeping his promise, Human Resources Development Minister Murli Manohor Joshi on Friday submitted his resignation after the special court in Rae Bareilly said charges would be framed against him and six others in the Babri Masjid demolition case.

The resignation was sent to Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who is right now on a foreign tour.

Others against whom charges will be framed are Bharatiya Janata Party leaders Uma Bharti and Vinay Katiyar; and Vishwa Hindu Parishad's Ashok Singhal, Vishnu Hari Dalmiya, Giriraj Kishore, and Sadhvi Rithambara.

All of them have been asked to appear in court on October 10, when the charges will be framed.

The court cleared Deputy Prime Minister Lal Kishenchand Advani in the case.

Following the verdict, BJP president M Venkaiah Naidu said in New Delhi that there is no need for anyone to quit.

He said since it is a political case, no one is under any moral obligation.


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Sub: MM Joshi\'s resignation

The media should stop taking any note of such stunts. It would be REAl news if the PM was to accept the resignation, or even ...


Posted by Anand Rajadhyaksha





Sub: Please accept

Respected Prime Minister Please accept the Resignation of OVERAMBITIOUS HRD Minister from the Union Cabinet and also from the Party positions to avoid any such ...


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Sub: Morality of resignation

mendate given by the citizen to mr joshi mr advani and mainly bjp is because of demolishing of the disputed structure it has been noated ...


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Sub: Good Said Mr. Naidu

This for the first time you are speaking the truth about your organization. I AGREE WITH YOU "There is no obligation as it is a ...


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Sub: Good show by Joshi!!

Murli Manohar Joshi did the correct thing by resigning from his post.I am sure about the fact that he would emerge in the future even ...


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