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10 BJP MPs including Union Ministers resign from Parliament following victory in state assembly elections

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NEW DELHI: 10 BJP MPs, who emerged victorious in the recently held assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Chattisgarh, have resigned from the Parliament. 9 MPs from Lok Sabha and one MP from Rajya Sabha submitted their resignations on Wednesday.

Sources said that the MPs decided to resign from the Parliament after a meeting with party president JP Nadda and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.


Union Ministers Narendra Singh Tomar, Prahlad Singh Patel, Lok Sabha MPs Rakesh Singh, Uday Pratap and Riti Pathak are the MPs who resigned after winning from Madhya Pradesh. Lok Sabha MPs Arun Sao and Gomati Sai resigned after securing wins in Chhattisgarh. Lok Sabha MPs Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Diya Kumari and Rajya Sabha MP Kirori Lal Meena resigned after securing wins in Rajasthan.

12 BJP MPs contested and won the assembly elections. Lok Sabha MPs Baba Balaknath and Renuka Singh, who won the assembly elections, are also likely to submit their resignation soon. Union Ministers Narendra Tomar and Prahlad Patel were elected to the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly. Both of them are frontrunners among those considered for the post of Chief Minister.

BJP President J.P. Nadda led the delegation of these MPs during the meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and Rajya Sabha Chairman and Vice President Jagdeep Dhankar.

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