Ajay Maken resigns as Delhi Congress chief

Ajay Maken resigns as Delhi Congress chief

New Delhi, Senior Congress leader Ajay Maken has resigned from the post of party's Delhi unit, citing health reasons. Party sources said Mr Maken met Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday evening to hand over his resignation. His resignation has been accepted. Mr Maken had even earlier expressed his desire to resign from his position on health grounds but the party high command asked him to continue back then. 'After 2015, as the president of Delhi Congress, I have received a lot of love and support from Delhi Congress workers, the media covering the Congress and our leader Rahul Gandhi. It wasn't easy in these difficult circumstances. For this, I thank you from the bottom of my heart,' Mr Maken posted on micro-blogging site twitter. Mr Maken was appointed as the president of the Delhi Congress in 2015.

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