Anjali Damania, Preeti Sharma Menon quit Aam Aadmi Party

Written by PTI | New Delhi | Updated: Oct 1 2014, 13:58pm hrs
Convener of Aam Aadmi Party's Maharashtra unit Anjali Damania and state secretary Preeti Sharma Menon have resigned from all party positions citing personal reasons, an official statement said today.

"I am giving up my responsibility as a state convener, from the membership of the state executive and as spokesperson of the party in Maharashtra. I request to be relieved with immediate effect. As I have always said, my heart and soul is and will always remain with AAP," Damania said in her resignation letter addressed to the Maharashtra State Executive Committee.

"The responsibility of a convener is huge. I have tried to do it to the best of my abilities. Both Preeti and I have the same set of personal problems and hence wanted to relieve ourselves of the positions for sometime," she added.

In her resignation, Preeti Sharma Menon has termed her association with AAP as an "adventure" and has said that the she will continue to be an AAP supporter.

"I need to give attention to my personal life and hence I would like to be relieved with immediate effect. I will hand over all my responsibilities to whoever you advise. I continue to be a supporter of AAP and will always be there to help in my small way. I apologize for my inadequacies, and for any hurt I may have caused in my zeal and thank you for all that you have done for me, with me," she said.

AAP has already made it clear that it will not contest the upcoming assembly elections in Maharashtra.