Bhubaneswar: Former Nabarangpur MP Pradeep Majhi has resigned as the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) vice-president on moral grounds for the party’s debacle in the recent panchayat elections.
He has tendered his resignation to PCC president Prasad Harichandan and forwarded a copy to the party’s State in-charge BK Hariprasad. He said he has also informed about his resignation to AICC vice-president Rahul Gandhi.
Majhi said that he would continue to work for tribals remaining in the ST Cell as its President and try to strengthen the party.
As per sources, Majhi has stressed on revival of the Congress in his resignation letter.