AP Governor ND Tiwari resigns
Narayan Datt Tiwari Governor of Andhra Pradesh submitted his resignation to the President Pratibha Patil sighting health grounds and it was immediately accepted. The Governor of chattisgad Ekkadu Srinivasan Lakshmi Narasimhan has been given the additional charge of AP.
Yesterday, ABN Andhra Jyothi TV channel has come out with sex tapes of Tiwari which were stopped by a court restraint. Today the channel telecasted the tapes. Women’s organizations have been protesting in front of Raj Bhavan since Today morning demanding the ouster of Tiwari.
The Union Government called for a report on the incident from the state government which was Today afternoon. The congress high command took a serious view of the entire controversy and advised Tiwari to resign from his post.