Smt. Jayanthi Natarajan resigned as the minister of state for environment and forest from the Council of Ministers (COM) on 21 December 2013.
The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, accepted the resignation of Jayanthi Natarajan from the Council of Ministers.
The Prime Minister advised the President of India that M. Veerappa Moily, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas shall be given additional charge of the work of Ministry of Environment & Forests.
Jayanthi Natarajan expected to return to party work which is relating to manifesto and other election matters of the Congress Party.
About Jayanthi Natarajan:
Jayanthi Natarajan is a lawyer and politician of Congress Party.
Jayanthi Natarajan , a senior member of Rajya Sabha for the third term from Tamil Nadu and served in Environment ministry for two years .
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Who: Jayanthi Natarajan
Where: New Delhi
What: resigned from MOEF
When: 21 December 2013