Verma, after being named in the scandal, was removed as the women and child development minister in the Nitish Kumar-led NDA government in Bihar and expelled from JD(U)
Manju Verma's husband was also accused of having links with Brajesh Thakur, the alleged mastermind behind the scandal.
Bihar Congress chief Kaukab Quadri said the resignation should have come earlier and “was necessary for a fair probe”.
No minister including Manju Verma needs to resign: Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi on Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case
Verma is in the eye of the storm after the name of her husband cropped up in the case of sexual abuse of minor girls at the shelter home in Muzaffarpur.
Bihar shelter home rape case: BJP leader CP Thakur seeks minister Manju Verma's resignation, but JD(U) disagrees
Senior BJP leader CP Thakur said JD(U) minister Manju Verma should resign from the cabinet owning moral responsibility for the alleged sexual abuse of minor girls.