New Delhi, May 2: Liquor baron Vijay Mallya, whose passport has been revoked by the govt., on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha.
He sent his resignation to Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari on Monday, sources cleared.
The resignation has come back when the ethics panel of Rajya Sabha unanimously suggested the expulsion of the liquor baron from the upper house of Parliament.
Mallya, needed for defaulting bank loans to the tune of Rs.9,000 crore, was an freelance member of the Rajya Sabha from Karnataka. He was given a week’s time, ending Tues, to place in his papers.
According to Parliament sources, throughout his tenure of virtually ten years as member of the Rajya Sabha, Mallya had been declaring his assets and liabilities as “nil”.
The union government too had revoked Mallya’s passport when he didn’t occur for an enquiry into a Rs.9,431 crore default of loans from Indian banks. This has set in motion the method for the billionaire’s doable deportation from United Kingdom, wherever he’s staying at this time.