Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Narkatiaganj Rashmi Varma has resigned, she submitted her resignation to Bihar assembly speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha.
Verma, in a letter to Assembly Speaker Vijay Kumar Sinha, requested him to accept her resignation from membership of the House. She cited the personal reason behind her resignation.
Verma’s resignation was not accepted till late Sunday evening as the legislature complex was closed by the Speaker due to Covid restrictions.
Rashmi Verma was first elected to the Bihar assembly in 2014 on the JDU symbol and in the 2020 election as a BJP candidate.
She hails from the Shikarpur estate in Champaran.
Her brother was arrested by Uttar Pradesh STF on January 4 from New Delhi on charges of Uttar Pradesh Teachers Eligibility Test (TET) papers leak.