By Ishank Katyal
Former Union Minister from Gujarat Mansukh Bhai Vasava on Tuesday has resigned from Bhartiya Janta Party. The 6 time MP from Gujarat that he was already planning to resign from Lok Sabha during Parliament’s Budget Session.
Vasava sent a letter to BJP President CR Patil in which he said: “I have been loyal to the party. I have taken care of party’s values. However, after all I am a human being. A man makes mistakes knowingly or unknowingly. I am resigning from the party so that my mistake may not cause damage to party”.
“During the Budget session, I will meet the Speaker in person and hand over him my resignation from the membership of Lok Sabha. Please convey this decision to the Central leadership,” he further wrote.
Last week, Vasava had written a leter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to seek the withdrawal from getting any update from Ministry of Environment, forest and climate change declaring 121 villages of Narmada district as eco- sensitive zone.
According to the reports by Press Trust of India, The party has received his resignation letter through social media, said Bharat Pandya, the spokesperson of BJP.
“Paatil has spoken to him and assured him that any issue he has will be resolved. Vasava is a senior MP from Gujarat and we will resolve all his issues,” PTI quoted him as saying.