Congress MLAs supporting Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, left for Jaisalmer from Jaipur amid the political crisis in the state.
"Our MLAs is going Jaisalmer because they wanted to change it, and camp anywhere else," said Rajasthan Cabinet Minister, Pratap Singh Khachariyawas.The MLAs are now being shifted to Jaisalmer.
Political turmoil in Rajasthan has was triggered by differences between CM Gehlot and Sachin Pilot.
Meanwhile, Rajasthan Assembly Congress chief whip Mahesh Joshi approached Supreme Court against July 24 order of Rajasthan High Court decision to defer disqualification proceedings against former deputy CM Sachin Pilot and 18 other MLAs.
On the occasion of Diwali, Prime Minister Narendra Modi distributed sweets among jawans during his visit to Jaisalmer. Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate Diwali with soldiers. The Prime Minister has been celebrating the auspicious day with soldiers since he came to power.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated his Diwali with soldiers in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer. He congratulated the families of the soldiers who are deployed along the border in the festival season. On the occasion, PM Modi recalled the fight the post had witnessed in the 1971 war against Pakistan. The prime minister also took a ride on a tank in Longewala. He distributed sweets among the jawans during his visit. Earlier, PM Modi paid tributes to soldiers who lost their lives in the line of duty. The prime minister also visited the Museum Centre at Longewala Post.
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid a wreath and paid tribute to the soldiers who lost their lives in the line of duty. He also shared sweets with jawans. PM Modi arrived in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer to celebrate Diwali with soldiers at Longewala in the western sector. Prime Minister praised soldiers for their selfless efforts and boosted their morale.
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi reached Gujarat's Bharuch to pay last respects to senior party leader Ahmed Patel on November 26. Patel breathed his last after multi-organ failure in the wee hours of Nov 25. He was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital after testing positive for COVID-19. He was 71-year-old.
The mortal remains of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel were brought to Sardar Patel Hospital in his hometown of Bharuch in Gujarat on November 25. His last rites will likely be performed on November 26 in his native place. The veteran Congress leader, a confidante of party's interim president Sonia Gandhi, passed away in the wee hours of November 25, his son Faisal Patel confirmed on Twitter. Ahmed Patel had tested positive for coronavirus around a month back, and was undergoing treatment at a Gurugram hospital. The seasoned leader died due to multi-organ failure. From Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Sonia Gandhi, almost every political leader condoled Ahmed Patel's death. PM Modi called him a person with "sharp mind" and someone who "strengthened" the Congress party. Whereas Sonia Gandhi said she has lost an "irreplaceable comrade" in Ahmed Patel.
COVID-19 tests are being done on passengers arriving from Delhi, Goa, Rajasthan and Gujarat at Pune Railway Station. A doctor said, "Passengers with high temperature are undergoing Rapid Antigen Test; if positive, being shifted to hospital. We are keeping record." The Maharashtra government on November 23 imposed restrictions on travellers who wish to come to the state from heavily coronavirus-afflicted states like Rajasthan, Delhi, Gujarat and Goa. The restrictions are imposed on both rail or air travellers. The travellers have to undergone an RT-PCR test.
A mandatory RT-PCR test rule began in Mumbai from November 25 (Wednesday) amid rising cases of coronavirus pandemic. Travellers from Delhi, Rajasthan, Goa and Gujarat arrived at Mumbai's Dadar Railway Station to undergo mandatory RT-PCR test.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot, who is in Patna for campaigning amid ongoing state Assembly elections, is confident of 'Mahagathbandhan' making government in the state. While talking to ANI, he said that on Nov 10, 'Mahagathbandhan' will form the government with a thumping majority. He further added, "Based on CM's bewildered responses and unsatisfactory answers after 5 years, the public has understood that there is a need for change".
Congress leader Sachin Pilot on being asked about his party leaders terming Jyotiraditya Scindia as 'gaddar' said that public will ultimately decide who is wrong or right and everyone is free to decide which party they want to join. Sachin Pilot said, "I believe everyone is free to decide which party they want to be in and public ultimately decides who is wrong or right. He further said people have not accepted Shivraj Singh Chouhan as their Chief Minister. Congress is in a very strong position in all 28 seats where elections are going to happen. I have full faith that Congress candidates will stand up to the expectations of the public."
An FIR has been registered against former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot's media advisor Lokendra Singh in phone tapping case. Rajasthan Police lodged FIR on October 7, two months after the Congress leader's camp accused the Ashok Gehlot-led government of tapping phones of some of their MLAs. "FIR registered under sections 505 (2) and others. It registered for spreading rumours over alleged phone tapping of some MLAs and leaders," said DCP South, Jaipur.
Addressing a press conference via video conferencing in Jaipur on November 08, Rajasthan Chief Minister, Ashok Gehlot spoke on four years of demonetization. He said, "4 years since demonetization, the farmers, labourers and traders have been destroyed. The rural economy has been shattered completely due to demonetization." "Reserve Bank of India (RBI) itself has said that 99.3% of money has been deposited back with them," CM Gehlot added.
The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday (November 25) backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Bryan Wood reports.
Uttarakhand government to provide legal aid to the parents of woman who was gang-raped and killed in Delhi in 2012. He said, "Uttarakhand government will provide legal aid to the parents of a woman who was gang-raped and killed in Delhi in 2012. Though Delhi High Court has awarded the death penalty to the accused, the matter is pending in Supreme Court. Her family is still in deep shock." The incident happened on February 09, 2012 and whole country got shocked with the crime.
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..
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