Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tonight met Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and handed over the resignation of his cabinet and its recommendations to dissolve the assembly and hold fresh polls.
Accompanied by his cabinet colleague Manish Sisodia, Kejriwal drove to Raj Niwas in North Delhi straight from AAP headquarters where he announced his decision to quit to his party workers.
"The resignation has been handed over to the Lt Governor," Law Minister Somnath Bharti told reporters outside Raj Niwas.
Kejriwal wrote his resignation letter addressed to the President apprising him of the resignation of his Council of Ministers.
"The Council of Ministers met this evening and decided to tender its resignation," Kejriwal wrote in the letter.
Kejriwal also recommended dissolution of Delhi assembly and sought fresh polls to be held at the earliest.
"The Council also recommends dissolution of Delhi assembly and immediate conduct of elections to the Delhi Legislative Assembly. The same may kindly be accepted," he further wrote.
Kejriwal sent this letter to the President through the Lt Governor.