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Posted at: Jul 17, 2019, 6:43 AM; last updated: Jul 17, 2019, 6:43 AM (IST)

GIRI TO RESIGN TWIN OFFICES

AMBALA, THURSDAY, JULY 17, 1969

NEW DELHI, July 16 (PTI)—Mr. V.V. Giri, who has already announced his candidature for the Presidency, today informed the Prime Minister, Mrs. Indira Gandhi, of his intention to resign from his twin offices of Acting President and Vice-President. Mr. Giri conveyed his decision to Mrs. Gandhi when she called on him at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. Mr. Giri told the Prime Minister that he was taking this step in the best traditions of democracy and to uphold the dignity of the two offices he was currently holding.

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