Rajendra Pal Gautam resigns as minister in Delhi


Delhi-NCR weather forecast, live updates from Delhi News on October 9, 2022: Rajendra Pal Gautam has resigned as Delhi’s cabinet minister. It comes days after a video of him was released at an event where 10,000 people converted to Buddhism. Taking BR Ambedkar’s 22 vows, the crowd had said they would not pray to Hindu gods and goddesses. The event was criticized by the BJP, which said Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and his party “hated” Hindus. Gautam had then affirmed that he had the right to practice his religion, as guaranteed by the Constitution. The BJP had demanded Gautam’s resignation after the video was released. The Aam Aadmi party and the Delhi government had not reacted to the event or to the demands of the BJP.

Meanwhile, Mulayam Singh Yadav is “quite critical”, according to a statement released by Medanta Hospital in Gurgaon on Sunday. The veteran Samajwadi party leader is taking life-saving drugs and being treated by a “full team of specialists”, said Dr Sanjeev Gupta, the hospital’s medical director.

In other news, starting next week, more than 300 establishments ranging from hotels, restaurants, eateries to online delivery services for food, medicine, logistics and other essentials, transportation services and Travel companies, apart from KPOs and BPOs, will be able to operate and transport continued their business 24/7 in the nation’s capital, LG office officials said.


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