Karnataka Governor accepts Tourism Minister CT Ravi's resignation

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On October 3, Ravi had tendered his resignation to Chief Minister Yediyurappa and it was put on hold for more than a month.

 

Karnataka Governor Vajubhai Vala on Saturday accepted the resignation of Karnataka Minister CT Ravi, who was holding the position of Minister for Tourism, Kannada and Culture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Department.

He tendered his resignation after he was appointed as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national general secretary.

On October 3, Ravi had tendered his resignation to Chief Minister Yediyurappa and it was put on hold for more than a month.

Just ahead of the counting of votes of the bypolls to two assembly constituencies on November 10, the Chief Minister forwarded the resignation letter to Vala, who accepted it.

In the order, the Governor said:  "I, Vajubhai Vala, Governor of Karnataka, hereby accept the resignation of Shri C T Ravi, Minister for Tourism, Kannada & Culture, Youth Empowerment and Sports Department from the Council of Ministers with immediate effect." 

BJP chief JP Nadda had recently announced a new list of office-bearers of the party.

Ravi had made an appearance in the list, while many tall political leaders including Ram Madhav, Anil Jain, Saroj Pandey, among others were found missing after the rejig. 

 

With inputs from Agency

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