Congress party welcomes N.D.Tiwari's resignation

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New Delhi, Dec.26 (ANI): Congress Party on Saturday welcomed the resignation of Andhra Pradesh Governor and senior Congress leader Narayan Dutt Tiwari from his post.

Reacting on Tiwari's resignation, Congress party said that Tiwari resigned by taking a high moral ground with his step.

"I think he has taken an appropriate decision, keeping in view the high standards of public life," said Janardan Dwivedi, Congress Spokesperson in the national capital I think he has resgined on the basis that until a decision is taken to what is right or what is wrong with respect to allegations, he doesn't want to hold any post, this is my belief," Dwivedi added.

"We welcome his resignation. The Congress party always acts on moral principles," he added.

Tiwari, however, resigned from the Governor's post, citing 'health grounds'.

The resignation came after Tiwari's alleged pictures were aired by an Andhra channel on Friday showing him on a bed with two girls.

Meanwhile, a high level meeting was held over alleged sex scandal in the Congress party.

Chhattisgarh Governor ESL Narsimhan is likely to get the additional charge of Andhra Pradesh state following resignation of N.D. Tiwari over alleged pictures. (ANI)

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