Najeeb Jung resigns as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Thursday submitted his resignation to the Centre.

Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung.
Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung today resigned from his post.

Jung thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all the help and cooperation during his tenure as the Lt. Governor of Delhi.

He also thanked the people of Delhi for all their support and affection, especially during the one year’s President Rule in the national capital when he got unstinted support from them and which in turn helped run the administration in Delhi smoothly and effortlessly.

He also expressed his gratitude to Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his association in the last two years.

In July 2013, Jung became the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, replacing former IAS officer Tejendra Khanna.

Jung would be returning back to academics.