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Himachal Minister quits over poll campaigning

IANS  |  Shimla 

Upset over remarks by Jai Ram Thakur, his Anil on Friday tendered his resignation from the cabinet.

However, he has not resigned either from the party or from the state assembly.

"gave some statements against me in my constituency yesterday (Thursday) and I am upset. This morning I decided to quit from his cabinet and submitted my resignation to his office," Sharma, who holds the Power portfolio, told reporters here.

However, he clarified that he has not resigned from the

"I am still a member of the but I would not campaign for any party candidate," he added. "If the desires it can sack me from the party," he said.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 15:08 IST
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