Bengaluru: Honnasandra Narasimhaiah Chandrashekar, popularly as Mukhyamantri Chandru resigned from the Congress party.
He was recently appointed as the president of the cultural unit.
However, in his resignation letter, Chandru mentioned that he does not want to take responsibility of the cultural unit of the party.
Chandru joined the Janata Party in 1985 and won the year’s assembly elections from Gauribidanur. Later he switched to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and became a member of the legislative council in 1998 and 2004.
Chandru was instrumental in the Kempegowda International Airport authorities agreeing to display signboards and nameplates in Kannada, in 2012.
He had served as the chairperson of the Kannada Development Authority till 2013 before quitting to join the Indian National Congress in 2014.