Vijay Mallya resigns from Rajya Sabha

NEW DELHI || Liquor baron and now a fugitive, wanted for money laundering and other crimes, Vijay Mallya on Monday resigned from the Rajya Sabha, the upper House of the Indian parliament.

mallIn a television interview, he said he has written to Rajya Sabha chairman and its ethic committee announcing his decision to quit the Upper House.The ethics panel is in the process of deciding whether Mallya should be removed as a Member of Parliament.