Congress Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Umesh Jadhav submitted his resignation to the Speaker of the Karnataka Legislative Assembly on March 4.
The reason for his resignation was not immediately clear.
Jadhav is a two-time MLA from the Chincholi constituency.
Visual: Congress MLA Dr. Umesh Jadhav (right in pic) submits his resignation to the Speaker of the Karnataka assembly. pic.twitter.com/Sr9Q7kuBDm
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Cracking the whip, the Congress on February 11 had sought disqualification of four rebel MLAs, including Jadhav, under the Anti-Defection law after they repeatedly remained defiant, skipping the assembly session and legislature party meetings.(Developing story. Updates to follow)Get access to India's fastest growing financial subscriptions service Moneycontrol Pro for as little as Rs 599 for first year. Use the code "GETPRO". Moneycontrol Pro offers you all the information you need for wealth creation including actionable investment ideas, independent research and insights & analysis For more information, check out the Moneycontrol website or mobile app.