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18/09/2018 12:23 PM IST | Updated 18/09/2018 12:23 PM IST

Congress Denies Ajay Maken Resignation Rumours, Says Delhi Party Chief Abroad For Health Check-Up

Maken had informed Rahul Gandhi about his check-up, said PC Chacko.

NEW DELHI, INDIA APRIL 05: Ajay Maken during a press conference regarding the recent ration scam in New Delhi. (Photo by Rana Pandey/India Today Group/Getty Images)
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NEW DELHI, INDIA APRIL 05: Ajay Maken during a press conference regarding the recent ration scam in New Delhi. (Photo by Rana Pandey/India Today Group/Getty Images)

NEW DELHI -- Amid reports that Ajay Maken has resigned as the Congress's Delhi unit chief, a party leader said on Tuesday he has gone for a medical checkup abroad and will continue to serve the post after returning.

Maken has informed Congress president Rahul Gandhi and in-charge of the party's Delhi unit, P C Chacko, about his trip, party leaders said.

"Maken has not resigned and will continue to be the Delhi Congress chief," Chacko told PTI.

"He has left and has informed Congress president Rahul Gandhi and me about his medical checkup. He will return on September 22," he said.

Chacko said Maken will resume work after returning to Delhi .