Amid speculations that Maharashtra’s Leader of Opposition Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil may resign from his post after his son Sujay Vikhe Patil joined the BJP, the senior Congress leader told The Hindu on Wednesday that such reports were not true.
In a clarification to The Hindu, Mr. Radhakrishan Vikhe Patil denied that no such decision had been taken by him. “No, it is not true,” Mr. Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil said when asked whether he will submit his resignation today. He didn’t reply on whether the Congress leadership has asked him to resign.
Ever since his son joined the BJP to contest from Ahmednagar Lok Sabha constituency, rumours on Mr. Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil’s resignation were rife.