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Vikhe Patil quits Congress; may get inducted into Fadnavis govt

Vikhe Patil's son Sujay Vikhe Patil had switched to BJP from Congress before Lok Sabha polls. He won with a margin of 2.81 lakh votes from Ahmednagar Lok Sabha constituency

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil
Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil

Senior leader in Maharashtra and former leader of opposition in Legislative Assembly Radhakrishna Tuesday submitted his resignation as a member of the Lower House.

The development comes amid reports that he will be joining the along with some MLAs and may be inducted in the Devendra Fadnavis-led state ministry.

Vikhe Patil's son Sujay had switched to from before He won with a margin of 2.81 lakh votes from Ahmednagar Lok Sabha constituency.

had quit as Leader of Opposition in March, days after his son joined the

The Congress leader submitted his resignation as an MLA to Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade at his office here, an official said.

First Published: Tue, June 04 2019. 14:01 IST
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