Arun Goel Cited "Personal Reasons" In Resignation Letter: Sources | Read

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  • Published On: March 10, 2024
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Election Commissioner Arun Goel resigned on Saturday just days before the anticipated announcement of the schedule for the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. President Droupadi Murmu officially accepted Mr Goel's resignation, effective immediately, according to a law ministry notification. Sources have told NDTV that Mr Goel attributed his resignation to "personal reasons", despite government efforts to dissuade him from stepping down. Speculation regarding health concerns was swiftly dismissed, with top officials stating that Mr Goel was in perfect health. Election Commission sources added that there have been differences on file between Mr Goel and Chief Election Commissioner Rajiv Kumar.

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