Fairoz Khan. Photograph:( Zee News Network )
The national president of the NSUI (National Students' Union of India) — the Congress's student wing — has stepped down after allegations of sexual harassment against him.
Fairoz Khan's resignation has been accepted by Congress president Rahul Gandhi.
PTI reported that Khan submitted his resignation on Monday.
It added that the party had set up a three-member committee to look into the matter after a woman levelled charges of sexual harassment against Khan.
PTI added that the woman, a Congress worker, had also lodged a complaint against Khan at Parliament Stree police station.
She said in her complaint, PTI reported, that she feared for her life.