Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary resigned as West Bengal Congress president

Kolkata: Defeated in the Lok Sabha elections, West Bengal Congress president Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary resigned. Resign is because took responsibility for the Lok Sabha election defeat. The high command has not yet taken a decision on the resignation handed over to Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge.

Chaudhary, who took a strong stand against the Trinamool Congress in the state, was rejected by the Congress national leadership at several stages. After the Lok Sabha elections, Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary had expressed his willingness to resign.

But the national leadership was suggesting to continue. In Baharampur, Adhir Ranjan Chaudhary lost to TMC candidate and former cricketer Yusuf Pathan.