Congress MLA from Sumawali (Morena) Adal Singh Kansana resigns. (Photo Credit: Facebook)
The number of MLAs who have resigned from the Congress in Madhya Pradesh climbed to 21 on Tuesday afternoon with another legislator quitting the ruling party, sources said. While 19 MLAs, most of them believed to be loyal to expelled party leader Jyotiraditya Scindia, have sent their resignation letters via e-mail to Raj Bhavan, Congress MLA from Sumawali (Morena) Adal Singh Kansana submitted his resignation letter to the Assembly speaker.
"We have received resignations of 19 MLAs through e-mails with attachments," a Raj Bhawan official earlier said.
Following is the list of 21 Madhya Pradesh Congress MLAs including ministers belonging to the Jyotiraditya Scindia camp who have resigned so far. Ministers: Tulsi Silawat, Govind Singh Rajput, Dr Prabhuram Choudhry, Imarti Devi, Pradyumna Singh Tomar and Mahendra Singh Sisodia.
Other MLAs who have resigned: Hardeep Singh Dang, Rajyavardhan Singh, Brajendra Singh Yadav, Jaspal Jajji, Suresh Dhakad, Jaswant Jatav, Santram Sironia, Munnalal Goyal, Ranveer Singh Jatav, OPS Bhadoria, Kamlesh Jatav, Giriraj Dandotiya, Raghuraj Kansana, Aidalsingh Kansana, Biasahulal Singh.
State Congress spokesperson Pankaj Chaturvedi, a close confidant of Scindia, resigned from the party's primary membership soon after Scindia announced that he was quitting the party.