The AAP government has cited health reasons for his decision. Satyendra Jain is likely to take charge as Transport Minister for now.
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Rai, who is also the minister for employment, development, labour, general administration and irrigation and flood control departments, recently underwent a surgery. He has been undergoing physiotherapy at the Indian Spinal Injuries Centre and is housed in the hospital.
He had also said that he is ready to face jail if found guilty of corruption.
Delhi transport minister Gopal Rai rides a bus with the media to inspect the traffic as odd-even scheme rolled-out in New Delhi HT
The city government’s app-based premium bus service scheme couldn’t take off following allegations that a particular aggregator was favored.
The city government led by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal is in a tiff with Lt. Governor Jung, accusing him of creating hurdles in its development plans.
The resignation also comes at a time when 21 AAP MLAs face disqualification for holding “office of profit”.