Prime Minister designate, Narendra Modi, resigned from the Gujarat Assembly as an MLA on Wednesday evening, ending his long association with the assembly.
Modi tendered his resignation to assembly speaker, Vaju Vala, in the evening around 7.15 pm. Before that, Modi attended a farewell function in the assembly complex organised by various organisations of the state government employees that included IAS and IPS officers’ associations.
In his address to the sizable gathering, Modi thanked all the employees for their support in running the government all these years. He specifically emphacised the fact that there was no strike of state government employees during his tenure of 4906 days.
Earlier in the day, Modi had also resigned as the Chief Minister of Gujarat. He had tendered his resignation as the CM to Governor Kamla Beniwal in the afternoon.