Congress MLA Jaykumar Gore resigns from Maharashtra Assembly

Jaykumar Gore is likely to join the BJP on September 1 in the presence of its national president Amit Shah in Solapur.

Published: 30th August 2019 09:25 PM  |   Last Updated: 30th August 2019 09:25 PM   |  A+A-

Congress MLA Jaykumar Gore

Congress MLA Jaykumar Gore (Photo | ANI Twitter)

By PTI

MUMBAI: Amid talk of his joining the BJP, Congress MLA Jaykumar Gore on Friday submitted his resignation to Maharashtra Assembly Speaker Haribhau Bagade.

The MLA, who represented Man-Khatav Assembly segment, had supported BJP candidate Ranjit Singh Naik-Nimbalkar from the Madha Lok Sabha constituency during the April-May general polls.

Naik-Nimbalkar went on to win.

Gore is likely to join the BJP on September 1 in the presence of its national president Amit Shah in Solapur.

The Maharashtra Assembly polls are due in October.

Earlier, Congress MLAs Radhakrishna Vikhe-Patil and Kalidas Kolambkar had joined the BJP.

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