Minister Jairam Ramesh quits

February 25th, 2009 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Feb 25 (IANS) Union Minister of State for Commerce, Industry and Power Jairam Ramesh resigned from the council of ministers Wednesday to concentrate on the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
Ramesh, who is a Rajya Sabha member from the Congress, told IANS: “Yes, I have resigned as a minister.”

Asked about the reasons, he said: “To concentrate on campaigning yaar (friend).”

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