This is not the first time it happened in Rajasthan, it had happened in 2008 too." "Whip was issued as the MLAs had won elections on BSP tickets and they can't get involved in Congress' activities or vote for them.
BSP chief decided this after a lot of deliberation.
We are working on her directions," Bhagwan Singh added.
Sachin Pilot arrived in Jaipur on August 11, a day after his interaction with top Congress leadership. Supporters raised slogans and welcomed him, as he returned to Jaipur. He met Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in Delhi on August 10. Pilot along with MLAs supporting him attended a meeting with a three-member committee comprising of Congress General Secretaries Priyanka Gandhi Vadra and KC Venugopal and senior party leader Ahmed Patel to address the issues raised by him and other Rajasthan legislators from his camp. Pilot was removed from the posts of Rajasthan Congress chief and Deputy Chief Minister after differences reportedly emerged within the state unit. The Rajasthan Assembly session is scheduled to begin from August 14.
While speaking to ANI in Jaipur on August 11, BJP Rajasthan president Satish Poonia spoke on current political crisis in Rajasthan. He said, "We had called for a legislature party meeting today. As some of our people are in Gujarat and won't be able to reach today, also tomorrow is Janmashtami." "So, everyone suggested that the meeting should be held after Janmashtami," Poonia added.
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati expressed affirmation over BJP's move over erection grand statue of Sri Parshuram. While speaking to ANI, Mayawati said, "I have come to know through media that BJP said that if it's needed then their government will erect a grand statue of Sri Parshuram. If it happens, our party won't oppose but welcome it. BJP government shouldn't be late in doing this. I think they should complete it soon. Government should also declare his birthday, a public holiday because that is a demand by his followers. It this is not done by them then our party will do it in future, if it comes to power."
BSP chief Mayawati slammed Centre and Uttar Pradesh government for "poor management" during the time of pandemic. Mayawati said, "Considering the poor management and flaws in management for COVID-19 in the state, after BSP is elected in the state, we will make hospitals after names of all great saints of all religions." "4-times elected BSP government had started multiple schemes after names of great saints from all religions, After SP came to power, they changed all the names."
Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Ashok Gehlot hit out at former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh and Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief, Mayawati over her remark that her party MLAs were merged with Congress 'unconstitutionally'.CM Ashok Gehlot said, "Mayawati is giving statement under pressure. She is working under Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) direction. BJP is a fascist party, they don't believe in democracy."
A BJP legislature party meeting is underway at the party headquarters in Jaipur. Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje is also present at the meeting, which comes ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly Session starting from August 14. Earlier, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had said that the coronavirus situation and the financial conditions due to lockdown will be discussed in the state Assembly Session. The issue within the Rajasthan Congress unit seems to have been sorted out following Pilot's interaction with the party's top leadership.
Congress MLAs who stayed at Suryagarh hotel in Jaisalmer sung songs on-board a bus on August 12. They are enroute to airport and will return to Jaipur. Yesterday, Congress leader Sachin Pilot also arrived in Jaipur after interacting with top Congress leaders in Delhi. Pilot along with MLAs supporting him attended a meeting with a three-member committee comprising of Congress general secretaries Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, KC Venugopal and senior party leader Ahmed Patel to address the issues raised by him and other Rajasthan legislators from his camp. The Rajasthan Assembly session is scheduled to begin from August 14.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot held a press conference in Jaipur on August 11, after his interaction with top brass of Congress party a day before. He said, "We never spoke or did anything against the party or party leadership. Several people spread many rumours and raised many questions but we remain on the stand that we took 30 days ago."
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Congress leader Sachin Pilot returned to Jaipur, Rajasthan on Tuesday. Pilot said he has not demanded any post from the party and there should not be any vendetta politics. On Monday, a meeting between..
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