Guj Congress MLA Brijesh Merja resigns ahead of Rajya Sabha polls

Rajya Sabha polls will be held on June 19, before this Gujarat Congress MLA Brijesh Merja resigned from his membership. He also resigned from primary membership of party.

Guj Congress MLA Brijesh Merja resigns ahead of Rajya Sabha polls

Ahmedabad: Rajya Sabha polls will be held on June 19, before this Gujarat Congress MLA Brijesh Merja resigned from his membership. He also resigned from primary membership of party.

The Assembly secretariat confirmed that Speaker Rajendra Trivedi has accepted the resignation of Merja, who was elected from the Morbi seat.

He has become the third Congress legislator to quit in the last three days.

Before quitting as a legislator, Merja also resigned from the primary membership of the Congress.

Two other Congress MLAs, Akshay Patel and Jitu Chaudhary, resigned on Wednesday evening, Trivedi had said on Thursday.

Merja is the eight Congress MLA to quit the assembly membership since March.

INPUTS: PTI

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