Karnataka former Minister Pramod Madhwaraj resigns from Congress

Karnataka former minister Pramod Madhwaraj on Saturday May 7, resigned from the Congress party. Madhwaraj, tweeted his resignation letter. his resignation from the primary membership of the Congress party amidst speculations that he is set to join the BJP.

Pramod Madhwaraj served as the Minister of Fisheries in the Siddaramaiah-led Karnataka government. He was also the district in-charge minister of Udupi under Siddaramaiah’s government. He contested the 2018 assembly election from the Udupi constituency on JD(s) ticket and lost the election.

He was posed as the joint candidate of the JD(s)-Congress coalition. He submitted his resignation to the KPCC President DK Shivakumar on Saturday. In his resignation letter, Madhwaraj stated that over the past three years the situation at the Udupi Congress has changed and that has led to his “political suffocation”.

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worthwhile step to redress his grievances regarding the prevailing situation in the Udupi district Congress party. Madhwaraj was recently appointed as the new Vice President of KPCC. Regarding his appointment, Madhwaraj said it was becoming impossible for him to continue in the party and do justice to the new post and that he has decided to not accept the post of vice-presidentship of KPCC.

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