“I am hereby tendering my resignation from the post of Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation. You are requested to kindly accept the same,” read the letter submitted to KMC Chairperson Mala Roy on Thursday.
Chatterjee's resignation comes on the back of reports emerging that Mamata Banerjee was not happy with his performance as state minister as well as his marital discord, which had garnered unwarranted publicity.
Directing the Alipore trial court to dispose of the two applications within two months of communication of his order, Justice Sabyasachi Bhattacharya set aside the lower court's earlier direction in this matter.
Police said that based on Sovan’s complaint, a case was registered against Ratna under IPC sections 148/149 (unlawful assembly), 341 (wrongful restraint) and 506 (criminal intimidation). She was later arrested.