Prakash-Ramadhar-COPWord reaching our newsroom today is that Prakash Ramadhar has resigned as the Leader of the Congress of the People.

General Secretary of the party Clyde Weatherhead confirmed the news in a live interview this afternoon.

A release issued today revealed that Mr. Ramadhar indicated he would give an effective date for his decision which he suggests will “ allow the party sufficient” time to organize an election to decide a successor and facilitate immediate transition which will ensure the continued work of the COP in charting its future.

“This development will be discussed further at the party’s National Council meeting which is scheduled for Sunday February 21st, 2016