In a tweet, Digvijay Singh, the 67-year-old Congress Party General Secretary, said that he had no problem admitting his relationship with Amrita Rai.
He said "I have no hesitation in accepting my relationship with Amrita Rai. She and her husband have already filed a mutual consent divorce case. Once that is decided we would formalise it. But I do condemn encroachment in our private life."
Rai is a journalist with Rajya Sabha television. She herself tweeted a confirmation, saying "I have separated from my husband and we have filed a mutual consent divorce papers. After which I have decided to marry with Digvijaya Singh"
A video of the two went viral on Twitter, which prompted the admissions.