UP CM Yogi Adityanath, deputy CM Keshav Maurya resign from Parliament
Lucknow/New Delhi: Four months after taking charge as the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Yogi Adityanath on Saturday resigned from his Gorakhpur parliamentary constituency.
He quit the seat he has held for five consecutive terms, after voting in the vice-presidential poll earlier in the day. Adityanath is likely to enter the state assembly as a member of the legislative council. the house is in session the will be made by the speaker
Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya, who represents the Phoolpur constituency in the Lok Sabha, also submitted his resignation later in the day.
Since the house is in session, the formal announcement of the resignation will be made by the Speaker of Lok Sabha.
Three Samajwadi Party and a Bahujan Samaj Party member from the upper house have already quit and it is expected that he along with his two deputies, Dinesh Sharma and Keshav Prasad Maurya, will fill these vacancies instead of a direct election.