Congress seeks FIR in opposition to Union minister Shekhawat, suspends 2 get together MLAs over horse-trading expenses

Aditi Tandon

Tribune News Service

New Delhi, July 17

In a murky flip of occasions within the Rajasthan Congress disaster on Friday, the get together cited some audio tapes to accuse two of its personal lawmakers and union minister Gajendra Shekhawat of horse-trading to topple the Ashok Gehlot authorities and demanded an FIR in opposition to the Union Water Resources Minister.

The Congress additionally suspended two MLAs, Bhawarlal Sharma and Vishvendra Singh, from the first membership of the get together topic to investigation into the tapes by the particular operations group constituted within the state for the aim.

Congress media in-charge Randeep Surjewala launched alleged conversations between Shekhawat and Congress MLAs and demanded that Shekhawat be booked, and if essential, even arrested for the makes an attempt to “conspire to destabilise the stage government”.

The BJP was fast to dismiss the matter with state unit chief Satish Poonia saying, “What can anyone say when the Chief Minister’s Office becomes the centre of circulation of fake news. These are malicious attempts at character assassination, and the Congress can’t put its own house in order.”

Surjewala stated the Congress had demanded a probe into the tapes saying get together’s chief whip within the state Mahesh Joshi had written to the police to take cognisance of the matter.

The fast- paced developments come hours earlier than the Rajasthan High Court is to listen to petitions of insurgent Congress MLAs led by Sachin Pilot difficult the disqualification notices issued to them by speaker CP Joshi below the anti-defection regulation.

Pilot and firm have challenged the constitutional validity of those notices and all eyes at the moment are on the HC.


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