Santosh Lad, Minister for Information and Infra Development resigned from the State Government owing to the charges of illegal mining on 22 November 2013.He submitted his resignation to the Chief Minister Siddaramaiah.
Santosh Lad resigned after being allegedly charged with having played a role in illegal mining activities in the state. Santosh Lad, who is originally from Bellary district of Karnataka, is an MLA from neighbouring Dharwad district. He was earlier with the JD(S).
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Who: Santosh Lad
When: 22 November 2013