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Former Meghalaya CM DD Lapang resigns from Congress

ANI  |  Shillong (Meghalaya) [India] 

Former and veteran DD has resigned from the party.

In a letter to Rahul Gandhi, said, "Lately, All Committee (AICC) has been embarking upon a policy of phasing out senior and elderly people. In my opinion, it means that their service and contribution of the senior and the elderly people is no longer useful to the party."

"Since the spirit and enthusiasm to work for the people is still burning inside me, this restriction made me frustrated and compelled me to be no longer comfortable to be in the party," the letter added.

He also said that he resigned from the party with a heavy heart. "Reluctantly, and with a heavy heart, I would like to discontinue my dedication towards the and I tender my resignation with immediate effect," the former said.

served as the of the state four times. After becoming the Chief Minister for the first time in 1992, he held the position again in 2003, 2007 and 2009.

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First Published: Fri, September 14 2018. 22:35 IST