“He resigned due to personal reasons,” said Kejriwal when asked about Jung’s resignation.
Manish Sisodia, Delhi’s Deputy Chief Minister also paid Jung a visit.
Jung’s resignation came as a surprise on December 22 evening. Without citing reasons, Jung’s office said he has submitted his resignation to the Centre.
On July 9, 2013 former IAS officer, Najeeb Jung had assumed his duties as Lt Governor of Delhi.
“Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has submitted his resignation to the Government of India. He thanks the Prime Minister for all the help and cooperation he received during his tenure,” the LG’s office said in a statement
Sh Jung’s resignation is a surprise to me. My best wishes in all his future endeavours.
— Arvind Kejriwal (@ArvindKejriwal) December 22, 2016
“Jung also thanked the people of Delhi for all their support and affection, especially during the one year of President’s Rule in Delhi, when he got unstinted support from them and which in turn helped run the administration in Delhi smoothly and effortlessly,” the statement said.
Jung also thanked Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for his association in the last two years. “Jung would be returning back to his first love, which is, academics,” said his office