Tribune News Service
New Delhi, July 14
After the Congress on Tuesday sacked insurgent Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan unit chief and deputy chief minister, a number of BJP leaders, together with senior state chief Om Mathur, invited the younger chief to affix the saffron fold.
Meanwhile, one other “erstwhile” colleague, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, berated the Congress and suggested Pilot to “immediately join the BJP”.
“Another recognised Congress leader insulted. Sachin should immediately join BJP in national interest. Another example of Rahul Gandhi’s arrogance and lack of leadership,” stated Joshi, BJP’s Prayagraj MP who dumped the Congress in favaour of the saffron social gathering in 2016.
Another acknowledged Congress chief insulted.Sachin shud instantly be part of BJP in National curiosity.Another instance of Rahul Gandhi’s vanity and lack of management@Sachin Pilot@ANI
— Prof. Rita Bahuguna Joshi MP Prayagraj (@RitaBJoshi) July 14, 2020
In the previous couple of years a number of senior Congress leaders have switched sides, most up-to-date being Jyotiraditya Scindia whose exit from the grand outdated social gathering in March resulted within the fall of the Kamal Nath authorities and return of the BJP in Madhya Pradesh.
Whether Rajasthan is headed the identical means as MP and earlier than that Karnataka stays to be seen however political observers say indications are all there. “The BJP is a fierce adversary and is unlikely to let go of the golden opportunity,” they are saying.
While central leaders are holding conferences and are additionally in contact with “rebels”, sources say the BJP’s Rajasthan unit additionally held a gathering to strategise and focus on prospects rising out of right this moment’s developments within the Congress. Rajasthan BJP chief Satish Poonia stated the social gathering can be glad if Pilot joins the social gathering however remaining choice was with the central management.
Meanwhile, senior BJP chief and former chief minister Vasundhara Raje can be anticipated to be in Jaipur tomorrow.
The BJP says the Gehlot authorities is now in a minority and can fall quickly. “We are not demanding a floor test but they have lost the confidence of the people and should step down themselves,” Poonia was quoted as saying in reference to Pilot’s declare that he has the help of 30 MLAs.
Lots additionally relies upon upon what number of Congress MLAs stand in help of Pilot.
Reacting to the replay of the MP political drama in Rajasthan and earlier Karnataka, Scindia had stated: “Sad to see my erstwhile colleague, @SachinPilot too, being sidelined and persecuted by Rajasthan CM, @ashokgehlot51. Shows that talent and capability find little credence in the @INCIndia.”