Jaipur, July 25
A delegation of the opposition BJP met Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Saturday and accused Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and the ruling Congress of making an “atmosphere of anarchy” within the state.
Mentioning the chief minister’s assertion about folks surrounding the Raj Bhawan over Mishra not summoning a session of the state meeting, the BJP stated it was an try to “terrorise” the governor’s workplace.
Gehlot and several other Congress MLAs staged a sit-in on the Raj Bhawan right here on Friday to press for an meeting session.
Earlier within the day, Gehlot had claimed that the governor is dealing with strain “from above” to stall the meeting from assembly, hinting on the alleged involvement of the BJP authorities on the Centre within the tussle for energy within the state.
Led by get together state president Satish Poonia, the 15-member BJP delegation handed over a memorandum to the governor.
It stated the sit-in and slogan shouting by Congress MLAs had been additionally makes an attempt to “terrorise constitutional institutions”.
“The drama which happened yesterday in the name of constitutional right was unfortunate. The note which was sent by the government to the governor for calling the assembly session had no agenda,” Leader of Opposition within the Rajasthan Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria advised reporters after the assembly.
He stated demonstrations held by the Congress on Saturday towards the BJP had been the ruling get together’s strategy to construct strain on the governor to name an meeting session.
“It is the right of the cabinet to send a note to the governor for calling an assembly session but creating pressure to get it done immediately is the peak of violation of constitutional values,” he added.
The Congress ended its sit-in after 5 hours after getting an assurance from the governor that he’ll go by the constitutional provisions on summoning an meeting session.
Kataria additionally demanded Gehlot’s resignation.
Asked if the BJP had sought President’s rule within the state, he stated no such demand was raised.
Deputy Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathore requested what was the urgency to convene an meeting session at a time when there are practically 35,000 COVID-19 circumstances within the state.
“They have created an atmosphere of anarchy in the state,” he stated.
He stated the BJP didn’t search a flooring take a look at within the meeting.
The BJP additionally mentioned with the governor the unfold of coronavirus within the state, Poonia stated.
“We gave the memorandum to the governor and said that there is a need to control the spread of coronavirus,” he stated. — PTI