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President Kovind accepts PM Modi's resignation, decks cleared for new government

President Ram Nath Kovind asked PM Narendra Modi to continue till new government assumes office

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New Delhi Updated on: May 24, 2019 21:41 IST
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with President Ram Nath Kovind in Rashtrapati Bhavan

President Ram Nath Kovind Friday accepted resignation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and asked him to continue till a new government assumes office, a communique from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said.

The prime minister met the president and tendered his resignation along with the council of ministers, it said.

"The president has accepted the resignation and requested Modi and the council of ministers to continue till the new government assumes office," the communique said.

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