Najeeb Jung resigned as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi

Posted on:22 Dec 2016 18:05:26
Najeeb Jung resigned as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi
22 December 2016 Current Affairs: Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung submitted his resignation to the Union Government on 22 December 2016. He resigned 18 months short of his tenure.

He didn’t cited ant reason for his resignation. In an official press release, he thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all his cooperation during his tenure as Lt Governor.

He also thanked Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, for his association in past two years. He also thanked people of Delhi for their support especially during the one year’s President Rule in Delhi.

Najeeb Jung : He was serving Delhi as its 20th Lieutenant Governor of the National Capital Territory of Delhi. He assumed charge of Lt Governor of Delhi on 9 July 2013.

 He also served Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) as its 13th Vice-Chancellor between 2009 and 2013. JMI is a central university in Delhi.

He is a former civil servant. He joined the Indian Administrative Service in 1973 and worked in Madhya Pradesh and with the Union Government.

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