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Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit resigns

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Kerala Governor Sheila Dikshit tendered her resignation on Tuesday, a day after she met President Pranab Mukherjee and Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

The former Delhi chief minister was appointed the Governor of Kerala by the UPA-II government about five months ago.

Confirming the news developments Ms. Dikshit said, "I submitted my resignation yesterday."

Ms. Dikshit said she will speak on the issue only after she gets an official word on the acceptance of the resignation.

Earlier on Sunday, Maharashtra Governor K. Sankaranarayanan had put in his papers.

With this, Dikshit becomes the eighth Governor to have resigned since the Narendra Modi government came to power on May 26

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