Patna, April 15: Congress leader Shakeel Ahmad on Monday resigned from the post of Senior Spokesperson of AICC.
“As I have decided to file my nomination papers tomorrow from Madhubani Parliamentary Constituency in Bihar, I’m resigning from the post of Senior Spokesperson of AICC”.
“I’m sending my resignation to Congress President Rahul Gandhi “, he tweeted.
Ahmad had decided to contest as an Independent candidateafter his traditional seat of Madhubani went to ally VIP under a seat sharing pact of the Grand Alliance.
“I have demanded the support of the party. If the party high command does not extend support, I will contest as an Independent,” Ahmad told the media at his residence in Madhubani.