Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday forwarded the resignation of his Minister of State for Home Amit Shah, allegedly involved in the 2005 staged killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, to Governor Kamla Beniwal, recommending it be accepted.
He had announced the resignation in New Delhi earlier, where he went to attend the 55th meeting of the National Development Council, the country’s top policy forum. “Amit Shah has sent his resignation to my bungalow. I will complete the formalities after returning from here.
I accept his resignation,” Modi said. Modi aide Amit Shah eludes arrest, CBI on trail Shah is one of the 18 named in the chargesheet by the Central Bureau of Investigation for the November 26, 2005 killing of Sheikh in an alleged fake gunfight outside Ahmedabad.