BJP leader Rajesh Agarwal (File Photo)
BJP leader Rajesh Agarwal (File Photo)

UP Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal resigns ahead of state Cabinet expansion

ANI | Updated: Aug 20, 2019 19:37 IST


Lucknow [Uttar Pradesh], Aug 20 (ANI): Uttar Pradesh Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal on Tuesday announced his resignation from the post ahead of the state Cabinet expansion tomorrow.
In his resignation letter, Agarwal cited old age. "Now I have turned 75-years-old and as per the policy of my party, I have submitted my resignation to the party leadership two days ago," he said.
"I want new and able faces to be given a chance," the BJP leader said.
The swearing-in ceremony, following the expansion of Uttar Pradesh cabinet, is scheduled to be held tomorrow at 11 am at Raj Bhavan in Lucknow. (ANI)

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