Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Announces His Resignation
Kamal Nath, Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh at business forum in New Delhi, India. Photographer: Pankaj Nangia/Bloomberg

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath Announces His Resignation

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Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath on Friday announced that he would submit his resignation to Governor Lalji Tandon, amid the political turmoil in the state.

The announcement came a day after the Supreme Court ordered the Madhya Pradesh Assembly Speaker to conduct a floor test by 5 p.m. on Friday. Addressing a press conference, Nath said he would submit his resignation to the governor shortly.

"I have decided to submit my resignations to the governor...But I will continue to work for the welfare of the people," he said.

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