President accepts Tiwari's resignation

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New Delhi, Dec 27 (ANI): President Pratibha Devisingh Patil today accepted the resignation of Andhra Pradesh Governor N D Tiwari.

Meanwhile, Chhattisgarh Governor Narasimhan has been given the additional charge of Andhra Pradesh.

On Friday, Tiwari became the centre of controversy after a regional channel broadcast some footage allegedly showing him in compromising positions with women.

The major controversy made Congress party to face lot of embarrassment due to his long association with the party.

After the sting operation was telecast, the opposition had demanded that Tiwari be immediately sacked from his post.

The Raj Bhavan termed the clipping as fabricated and a tissue of lies.

However, the channel claimed that it has evidence to back what they have shown.

The Central Government had earlier asked for a report from the Andhra Pradesh Government on the concerned matter.

The Union Home Ministry had asked State Chief Secretary, Ramakant Reddy, to send a detailed report about the allegations made against Tiwari. (ANI)

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