Ashok Gehlot slams BJP-led Opposition for indulging in 'horse-trading' to destabilise Rajasthan govt ahead of RS polls
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot slammed the BJP-led opposition for 'indulging in horse-trading' and stated that 'everyone is united'.
Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot slammed the BJP-led opposition for "indulging in horse-trading" and stated that "everyone is united".
"Election (Rajya Sabha) is here. It could have been conducted two months back but they had not completed the buying and selling in Gujarat and Rajasthan, so they delayed it. The election is going to be conducted now and the situation is the same," Gehlot alleged.
"How long will you do politics by indulging in horse-trading? It will not be surprising if Congress gives them a jolt in the time to come. The public can understand everything. Today's meeting was very fruitful. Everyone is united, we'll meet again tomorrow," the Chief Minister added.
The comments of the Chief Minister came after Congress Chief Whip in the state Assembly Mahesh Joshi on Wednesday wrote to Director General of Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) alleging that attempts are being made to destabilise the State Government by luring his party's MLAs and independent MLAs who support the Government.
"I have come to know through reliable sources that attempts are being made to lure our MLAs and independent MLAs who support us, in order to destabilise the Government," the letter read.
"It is against the spirit of the constitution and condemnable act. Take action against people who are indulging in such activities," the letter added.
Congress MLAs along with independent MLAs, who are supporting Gehlot-led government in Rajasthan, attended a meeting at Shiv Vilas Resort in Jaipur over upcoming Rajya Sabha polls.
Three Rajya Sabha seats of Rajasthan are up for election which is scheduled to take place on 19 June. Congress party has 107 MLAs, including six from BSP who changed camps last year. The party has the support of 12 of the 13 Independent MLAs in the 200-member Assembly.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday announced his government's decision to repeal the three farm laws over which the farmers have been protesting over the past year
The possibility of a tie-up with former chief minister Amarinder Singh's new party has rejuvenated BJP's chances in the Punjab elections
India vs New Zealand 2021: COVID-19 prevention guidelines violated blatantly as international cricket returns home
No crowd restrictions were put in place for the series opener but spectators were allowed entry into the Sawai Mansingh Stadium with proof of vaccination or a negative RT-PCR test