Hyderabad : Karnataka Minister for Major and Medium Irrigation Ramesh Jarkiholi submitted his resignation from Karnataka Cabinet on Wednesday, a day after allegations of him seeking sexual favours from a woman in return for a government job emerged.
A CD allegedly containing recordings of his Sexual moments with the woman was submitted to Bengaluru police by an activist on Wednesday.
The resignation came amid of pressure from the BJP at the centre and state of the allegations embarrassing the party ahead of polls to five states to be held shortly. Earlier in the day, Jarkiholi was adamant over not quitting. “It is a conspiracy. It is a fake video he says. Will resign and quit politics if allegations are proven. Don’t know this person or who she is, ” he claimed in an early reaction to the scandal Wednesday