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Anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar resigns from Congress primary membership

Delhi High Court convicted Kumar for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to imprisonment for life

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Sajjan Kumar
Sajjan Kumar | Source: Firstpost

Congress leader has written to party president Rahul Gandhi submitting his resignation from the primary membership of the party, sources in the party said on Tuesday.

On Monday, the convicted Kumar for his role in the 1984 anti-and sentenced him to imprisonment for life.

"I tender my resignation with immediate effect from the primary membership of the Indian Congress in the wake of the judgement of the hon'be high court of Delhi against me," he said in the letter to Gandhi.

First Published: Tue, December 18 2018. 11:30 IST
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