India, Nov. 8 -- BJP stalwart in Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis resigned from the post of chief minister on Friday evening. Fadnavis submitted his resignation to Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan. Minutes after tendering his resignation, Fadnavis said that the governor has asked him to be the acting chief minister in Maharashtra.

Highlights:

* "I met the governor and submitted my resignation. It has been accepted. For the last five years, I had an opportunity to serve the people of Maharashtra and I am thankful for that.": Devendra Fadnavis

* "I state categorically that no decision was reached in my presence on the 2.5 years sharing of the chief minister's post":?Devendra Fadnavis

* "Uddhavji did not take my calls. We did no...