'Unhappy MLAs should attend assembly session': Gehlot to rebel legislators
Expressing confidence that his government will complete its full term, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday said 'unhappy MLAs' should attend the assembly session as they have been elected on Congress symbol.
Gehlot said he wants rebel MLAs to attend the assembly session next month and also took a veiled dig at MLAs supporting former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, saying they were 'playing the lap of BJP'.
"I still want that those unhappy MLAs should attend the assembly session as they have been elected on Congress symbol.
It is my responsibility to ensure that they are seen standing with the government in front of the public," he said.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra agreed to convene assembly session on August 14.
Speaking on it, the Chief Minister said he was happy that the governor has finally accepted his request to call the Assembly.
Gehlot also attacked BSP chief Mayawati and alleged that she is making remarks under pressure from BJP.
"Mayawati's complaint is not logical as all six BSP MLAs merged with us.
She is giving a statement under pressure from BJP.
The Centre is using ED, Income Tax, CBI and hence she is forced to give such a statement," he alleged.
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra met ambassador of Denmark to India Freddy Svane. Guv Mishra met him at Raj Bhavan in Rajasthan's Jaipur on March 06. Freddy Svane also met CM Ashok Gehlot. According to the information of Chief Minister's Office, A Center of Excellence in dairy sector will soon be set up in Rajasthan with the help of Denmark. Freddy Svane is currently the Ambassador at Royal Danish Embassy in New Delhi.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot received his first dose COVID-19 vaccine on March 05 in Jaipur. "Around 2 lakh people are getting vaccinated each day in Rajasthan. This is due to people's confidence in state's COVID-19 management," he said. Meanwhile, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari also took his first jab of vaccine today at a government hospital in Mumbai.
BSP chief Mayawati, while welcoming the COVID-19 inoculation drive beginning Saturday, requested the Centre to provide the vaccine for free to the common man. She said if that does not happen, then the respective state governments should ensure that people get the vaccine for free. She said if her party comes to power in Uttar Pradesh, then it will ensure that everyone gets tot coronavirus vaccine for free. According to the government, the shots will be offered first to an estimated one crore healthcare workers, and around two crore frontline workers, and then to persons above 50 years of age, followed by persons younger than 50 years of age with associated comorbidities. Watch the full video for more details.
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Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has launched a book in the national capital. She launched the book on the occasion of her 65th birthday on January 15. The book is written in two languages-English and Hindi. Book titled- 'A travelogue of my struggle-ridden life and BSP movement' in English and 'Mere sangharshmay jeewan evam BSP movement ka safarnaama' in Hindi were launched.
Speaking to media in the national capital on January 15, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati spoke on occasion of her 65th birthday. Mayawati said, "BSP will not forge any alliance with any political party for the upcoming Assembly elections in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand." "The party will contest the elections in all Assembly constituencies on its own," she added.
Speaking to media in the national capital on January 15, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati spoke on occasion of her 65th birthday. Mayawati said, "BSP welcomes the government's decision to start COVID-19 vaccination drive and requests the Central and state government to provide the vaccine free of cost to everyone across the country." "If BSP forms government in Uttar Pradesh, it will provide COVID-19 vaccine to everyone free of cost," she added.
Rajasthan Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma on March 08 informed that COVID-19 vaccination booths will be set up in Vidhan Sabha for MLAs and their families. "COVID-19 vaccination booths will be set up in Vidhan Sabha for MLAs and their families. I've requested 60 lakh more doses. We have been assured by the Centre of receiving required doses in March," said Rajasthan Health Minister.
Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief MK Stalin held a grand public rally on March 07. Tamil Nadu will go to polls on April 06 and counting of votes will take place on May 02. DMK will contest elections with Congress.
Home Minister Amit Shah slammed Congress by asking that what's its direction? "I cannot understand the Congress. In Kerala, they are fighting against the communists. In West Bengal, they have an alliance with them. Congress has allied with the Muslim League and ISF in Kerala and West Bengal but in Maharashtra they are with Shiv Sena. What is your direction?" he said.
Congress MLA from Tonk, Sachin Pilot reacted on Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's 'Doomsday man for India' statement on Rahul Gandhi. Terming Gandhi's Rajasthan visit as success, he said that Rahul talked about principals and security of the nation and the Centre is afraid of him as it doesn't has the answers. On Friday Sitharaman attacked the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha, she slammed Gandhi by calling him 'Doomsday man for India'.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on February 13 visited 'Veer Tejaji Maharaj Mandir' in Rajasthan's Ajmer. He offered prayers at the temple. Chief Minister of state, Ashok Gehlot and party leader Sachin Pilot were also present. Rahul is on a two-day visit to Rajasthan.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived on tractor to address a farmers' rally on February 13 in Ajmer's Roopangarh. Rahul Gandhi is on a 2-day visit in Rajasthan. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and leader Sachin Pilot also accompanied him.
While speaking to media in Chennai on March 08, General Secretary of CPI (M) in Tamil Nadu state, Balakrishnan spoke on seat sharing ahead of the assembly polls in Tamil Nadu. Balakrishnan said, "CPI (M) has forged an alliance with DMK and has been allocated six seats for the Assembly elections. We will work on all the 234 seats to defeat the AIADMK-BJP alliance."
BJP leader and Member of Bihar Legislative Assembly Neeraj Bablu raised a demand for a new population control law in the country. Bablu said that he would approach Prime Minister Narendra Modi in this regard. His comments came a day after his colleague in the party and Assembly, Hari Bhushan Thakur, said that there's only one community whose fertility rate isn't declining. He was commenting on Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's claim that the state's fertility rate has been coming down. Watch the full video for more.
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Puducherry CM V Narayanasamy has lost the trust vote in the Assembly today. He is expected to submit his resignation soon. Addressing the Assembly ahead of the vote Narayanasamy said: "MLAs should stay loyal to the party. MLAs who have resigned will not be able to face the people as they will call them opportunists."
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A day before the floor test in Puducherry Assembly, Chief Minister V Narayanasamy held a meeting with Congress and DMK MLAs to discuss the strategy ahead. Briefing the reporters, Narayanasamy said, "I held a meeting with ministers, MLAs of Congress and DMK, MPs and other party leaders today. We discussed the strategy to be adopted in the Legislative Assembly. We have decided to disclose our strategy on the floor of the House." On Feb 21, Congress MLA K Lakshmi Narayanan and DMK MLA K Venkatesan tendered their resignation from the Assembly Speaker VP Sivakolundhu. Narayanan said, “It was my individual decision as the party has not given me my due recognition in the government that's why I have taken this decision.” Watch the full video for more.
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