Jaipur, August 9
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Sunday questioned the shifting of Bharatiya Janata Party legislators to Gujarat, saying the opposition social gathering was ridden with factionalism.
His feedback got here within the wake of the BJP herding 18 members of legislative meeting previously two days to party-ruled Gujarat forward of the Rajasthan meeting session starting August 14.
The BJP had claimed that their MLAs have been being harassed by police and the administration on the behest of the Congress authorities within the state.
Gehlot, however, defended the keep of Congress legislators at a Jaisalmer resort, saying the social gathering required to maintain them collectively to thwart horse-trading.
“But, what is worrying the BJP? They are herding their legislators to 3-4 places. I see a big split in them,” Gehlot advised reporters in Jaisalmer.
Lashing out on the opposition social gathering, Gehlot stated the “tradition they are setting up is dangerous to democracy”.
He stated whereas BJP is making an attempt to topple his authorities, the federal government is making efforts to avoid wasting lives amid the coronavirus disaster.
“Unfortunately, such people sitting in power are weakening democracy, which we saved for the past 70 years,” Gehlot stated.
He added that their struggle to avoid wasting democracy will proceed even after August 14 and the reality will prevail.
“I can say this that the victory will be ours, truth will win,” he stated, stressing that his “government will complete its five-year term”.
Gehlot on Sunday additionally wrote to all Rajasthan MLAs, urging them to hearken to the voice of individuals to avoid wasting democracy and stand with the reality within the curiosity of individuals of the state.
The meeting session within the state, which has been witnessing a political turmoil after the revolt by Congress Sachin Pilot and 18 legislators loyal to him, will begin on August 14. Gehlot is prone to search a belief vote through the session.
Replying to query on the Special Operations Group (SOG) notices given to MLAs in reference to alleged horse-trading, Gehlot stated the investigation companies needed to speak to them but it surely was projected as a sedition case was registered in opposition to them.
He additionally rejected allegations that telephone numbers of MLAs have been being tapped.
“The information was spread to mislead people. The government neither can, nor should, tap phones,” he stated. PTI