"I tendered my resignation as it was not possible for me to continue in the Congress party," said Subhash Mahariya who had quit BJP seven years ago.
Former Union minister N D Tiwari admitted today to a private hospital here after he suffered a brain stroke, his son Rohit Shekhar Tiwari said.
Sources at Max Hospital in Saket said the condition of 91-year-old Tiwari, a former chief minister of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, is serious and is being kept under observation in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU).
A team of doctors is attending to him, they said.
Rohit said his father fell unconscious this morning while having tea at his house here.