Karnataka minister quits over recruitment scam

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Bangalore, Sep 12: Over the irregular recruitment allegations, Ramachandra Gowda, Karnataka Medical Education Minister, has resigned from his post on Sunday, Sep 12.

After sending the resignation letter to Karnataka CM, B S Yeddyurappa, Gowda stated, "As per the directions of the chief minister, I have resigned."

However, the former Medical Education minister has claimed, "I even now say there are no irregularities in it. The matter is before the court, I will await the court verdict."

The Minister has been facing allegations of irregularities in recruitment of staff in two state-run medical colleges in the state.

Gowda is the third minister to quit the 28-month-old the BJP ministry in the wake of controversies surrounding them.

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