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Mithun Chakraborty, 66, became an MP in April 2014. Photo: Mint
Mithun Chakraborty, 66, became an MP in April 2014. Photo: Mint

Mithun Chakraborty resigns from Rajya Sabha

Mithun Chakraborty hasn't been regular in Rajya Sabha and is said to have distanced himself from active politics lately

Kolkata: Actor Mithun Chakraborty of the Trinamool Congress has resigned as a Rajya Sabha member of Parliament (MP), citing failing health, according to the party’s chief for the upper house, Derek O’Brien.

Chakraborty, 66, became an MP in April 2014, winning an election two months earlier. However, he hasn’t been regular in Rajya Sabha and is said to have distanced himself from active politics lately.

The actor wasn’t immediately available for comment.

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