November 30, 2008 / 7:28 AM / 11 years ago

Home Minister Shivraj Patil resigns over Mumbai - ruling party

Home Minister Shivraj Patil addresses a news conference in Jammu August 9, 2008. REUTERS/Amit Gupta/Files

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Home Minister Shivraj Patil has submitted his resignation over the attacks in Mumbai that killed nearly 200 people, the ruling Congress party said on Sunday.

“Shivraj Patil has tendered his resignation,” Veerappa Moily, a senior Congress party leader, told Reuters.

It was not immediately known if Prime Minister Manmohan Singh had accepted the resignation.

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