New Delhi | The arrested ministers of Delhi – Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia and Satyendar Jain – resigned from the cabinet on Tuesday. Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has accepted his resignation. According to AAP sources, the CM may reshuffle the cabinet after the resignation of two ministers holding important portfolios.
Sisodia, who was arrested on Sunday and sent to CBI custody till March 5 on Monday, held 18 portfolios, including finance and education. He also had the charge of health, which was earlier held by Jain, but Jain has been in jail for 10 months.
The ministers’ resignation came after the Delhi BJP demanded that the jailed ministers should be dropped from the cabinet.