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Odisha Congress MLA Krushna Chandra Sagaria resigns

IANS  |  Bhubaneswar 

MLA Krushna on Tuesday formally resigned from the membership of the Legislative Assembly.

The MLA submitted his resignation letter to

Sagaria had on October 30 announced his resignation from the Assembly on moral grounds, citing that he has not been able to ensure justice to the Kunduli 'gangrape' victim.

He, however, said he will remain in the party.

Sagaria was elected to the Assembly in 2014 from Assembly constituency.

Notably, a minor girl of Kunduli in district had alleged that she was raped by four men in uniform on October 10, 2017. She later committed suicide on January 22 as she failed to get justice.

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First Published: Tue, November 06 2018. 14:56 IST
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