Major News and Events of 03 August 2016
What Happened on 03 August 2016
Anandiben Patel's Resignation Accepted, Says Naidu
A bridge on the Mumbai-Goa highway collapsed late on Tuesday night, after which 22 people and two buses went missing. The two Mumbai bound buses and 22 people are believed to have fallen in the river. However, after more than 12 hours of the mishap, bodies of two victims have been found. Rescue operation was launched, but heavy rain has slowed it down.
Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said that Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel's resignation has been accepted by the BJP's Parliamentary Board. Patel now will be meeting the Governor of Gujarat, OP Kohli to submit her resignation officially. The possibility of Amit Shah's taking the position of Gujarat's chief minister is less.