Lamba says she isn't resigning, 'no resignation was called for,' clarifies Manish Sisodia 

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Dec 22, 2018, 07.55 PM(IST)

File photo Alka Lamba. Photograph:( Zee News Network )

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Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also stated that the party did not seek resignation from anyone. 

Aam Aadmi Party MLA Alka Lamba on Saturday clarified that she is not going to resign. Meanwhile, Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia also stated that the party did not seek resignation from anyone. 

"No resignation has been sought and from no one, all these are rumours," Sisodia told media earlier in the day. 

AAP MLA Alka Lamba said Friday night she will tender her resignation as "demanded" by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for not supporting a resolution in the assembly on revoking late PM Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna, news agency PTI reported. 

The Delhi Assembly on Friday adopted a resolution on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in which it was demanded that the Bharat Ratna awarded to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi be withdrawn, but the AAP swiftly distanced itself from the reference to the Congress leader.

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The matter became a major crisis with AAP MLA Alka Lamba alleging she was "put under pressure" to support the resolution, which she resisted and boycotted.

Lamba said she was ready to face "any consequences" and claimed she spoke to AAP supremo and CM Kejriwal who, she said, asked her to resign as MLA. "I am ready to do so", she said.

Meanwhile, the party on Saturday clarified that the Delhi Assembly did not pass any resolution seeking withdrawal of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna.