Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Najeeb Jung submitted his resignation to the Union Government on 22 December 2016.
He resigned 18 months short of his tenure.
In an official press release, he thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for all his cooperation during his tenure as Lt Governor.
He also thanked Arvind Kejriwal, the Chief Minister of Delhi, for his association in past two years and people of Delhi for their support especially during the one year’s President Rule in Delhi.
He was serving Delhi as its 20th LG of the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
He assumed charge of Lt Governor of Delhi on 9 July 2013.
He also served Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI) as its 13th Vice-Chancellor between 2009 and 2013.
JMI is a central university in Delhi.
A former civil servant, he was a 1973 batch MP cadre IAS officer.