Haryana minister Gopal Kanda resigns

August 5th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS  

Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Haryana’s controversial minister of state for home Gopal Kanda submitted his resignation to Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda in New Delhi Sunday evening.

“I have submitted my resignation to the chief minister today evening after he returned from Kolkata,” Kanda told reporters in Gurgaon.

The resignation came hours after Kanda was booked for abetment to suicide after a former air-hostess, Geetika Sharma, committed suicide in New Delhi Sunday. She had, in her suicide note, accused him of harassing her which led to her suicide.

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