Maharashtra Governor Koshyari wants to quit post and retire

by IANS |

Mumbai, Jan 23 (IANS) Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari has conveyed his desire to step down from his post and lead a retired life, an official said here.

He expressed his sentiments to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to Mumbai last week, seeking to spend the rest of his life in reading, writing, and other leisurely activities.

"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.

"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 PM 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," the Governor told the PM.

He said he always received love and affection from the PM, and expressed hope this continues.

Latest News
Agriculture, irrigation get lion's share in Telangana Budget Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 04:53 PM
If the pitch is going to turn, then I would look for the better keeper: Shastri on Bharat-Ishan toss-up Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 04:48 PM
India's share in global oil demand expected to rise to 11%, gas to 500%: PM Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 04:43 PM
China coerces Uyghurs in Turkey to spy on each other Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 04:37 PM
SC agrees to examine same-sex couple plea against Kerala HC order directing counselling sessions Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 04:36 PM
Kerala woman threatens to bomb B'luru airport, arrested Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:59 PM
Capital amounting Rs 2,76,043 crore infused in PSBs since FY2017-18 Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:57 PM
'Collegium has taken cognizance', SC on plea against Victoria Gowri's appointment as Madras HC judge Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:50 PM
SRI-Bangalore engineers contribute to key innovations in Samsung Galaxy S23 series Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:46 PM
SpaceX may attempt Starship orbital test flight in March Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:37 PM
Cambodia dispatches new batch of UN peacekeepers to Lebanon Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:30 PM
Congress legislators protest in Kerala assembly against fuel cess Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:27 PM
Aus state launches night aviation patrols for fire-risk period in summer Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:24 PM
RSS leader defends Mohan Bhagwat's comment Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:13 PM
'I want to set benchmarks like Sania Mirza, PV Sindhu in my sport': Windsurfer Katya Coelho Mon, Feb 06, 2023, 03:10 PM