Cong Denies Reports of Ajay Maken Resigning As Party’s Delhi Chief

Congress clarified that Maken has some health issues and has gone for a check-up. and will be back soon.

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File photo of Congress leader Ajay Maken. 

Dismissing reports of Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken resigning from his post, the party, on 18 September, said he has simply gone for a check-up for some health issues and will be back soon.

Congress also clarified that he had recently met party President Rahul Gandhi and party in-charge of Delhi affairs, PC Chacko.

Ajay Maken has some health problem and has gone for medical checkup. He’ll be back next week and probably he’s a little worried that he can’t devote full time or travel the way he wants. On his return, we’ll discuss working arrangements but the fact is he has not resigned.
PC Chacko, Congress in-charge of Delhi

Maken is a senior politician from the Indian National Congress party and was twice elected as a Member of Parliament, and three times to the Delhi Legislative Assembly. He was appointed as the president of the Delhi Congress Committee in 2015.

He was appointed as the Speaker of Legislative Assembly at Delhi in 2004 before replacing MS Gill as the Minister for sports and youth affairs in 2011.

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