Mumbai: The state of Maharashtra is likely to witness a political drama with state Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari hinting at stepping down from his post. The state Governor on Monday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and told the latter that he “desires to be discharged of all political responsibilities.”
In a series of Twitter post, Governor Koshiyari said, “It was an absolute honour and privilege for me to serve as the Rajya Sevak or Rajyapal of a great State like Maharashtra – the land of saints, social reformers and valiant fighters.”
"During the recent visit of the Hon'ble Prime Minister to Mumbai, I have conveyed to him my desire to be discharged of all political responsibilities and to spend the remainder of my life in reading, writing and other activities," tweets Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari pic.twitter.com/NOOMkoUroZ
— ANI (@ANI) January 23, 2023
“I can never forget the love and affection I have received from the people of Maharashtra during the last little more than 3 years. During the recent visit of the Prime Minister to Mumbai, I have conveyed to him my desire to be discharged of all political responsibilities and to spend the remainder of my life in reading, writing and other activities,” he added.
In a press release issued by Raj Bhavan, Koshiyari said, “I have always received the love and affection from the Prime Minister and I hope to receive the same in this regard.”