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Senior Congress leader Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil resigns as MLA

Mumbai | Congress leader and former Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil today submitted his resignation as MLA to the speaker of the state assembly.

Speaking on his resignation as Congress MLA, Patil said,” I didn’t even campaign for the party during Lok Sabha elections. I don’t doubt High Command, they had given me an opportunity by making me the Leader of Opposition. I tried to do good work but situation made me resign.”

Patil earlier resigned from the post of leader of the opposition after his son joined the Bhartiya Janata Party and contest the Lok Sabha polls from Ahmednagar on BJP ticket.

Vikhe Patil was accused of giving tacit support to his son Sujay and was blamed for working behind the scenes in his campaign. Party sources said he was in touch with the supporters of his father late Balasaheb Vikhe Patil in Rahuri, Parner and other areas in Ahmednagar district, and exhorted them to support his son.

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