KATHMANDU, Oct. 6 (Xinhua) -- The Nepalese ambassador to India Deep Kumar Upadhyay resigned from the post on Friday.
He handed over his resignation to Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Krishna Bahadur Mahara at the ministry, Upadhyay told the local media.
"I decided to return to the Nepali Congress which is my natural political party. I joined diplomatic service after working many years in Nepalese politics. I am back to a public life now," said Upadhyay who previously served as a minister in the Himalaya nation.
Upadhyay is planning to contest the general election to be held in December this year, local media reports said quoting his party sources.