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Rajasthan: Video of speaker, CM's son goes viral; BJP seeks Joshi's resignation

IndiaTimes Thursday, 30 July 2020 ()
A huge controversy erupted in Rajasthan soon after a video of a conversation between assembly speaker C P Joshi and chief minister Ashok Gehlot's son Vaibhav Gehlot went viral in which the speaker was heard talking about how 30 MLAs could have toppled the state government as the situation was tough.
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News video: Rajasthan Speaker's video with CM's son goes viral, BJP demands his resignation

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The BJP is gunning for the resignation of the Rajasthan Speaker after a video of him discussing the political situation in the state went viral. In the video, which cannot be independently verified by Hindustan Times, the Speaker is seen telling CM Gehlot's son Vaibhav that if 30 MLAs had left from...

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