Jaipur, July 22
Sachin Pilot has demanded one rupee and a written apology from the Congress MLA who alleged that he was provided crores to change to the BJP, a cost the dissident chief has described as a “bunch of lies”.
Bari MLA Giriraj Singh Malinga had not too long ago claimed he was made that supply at Pilot’s residence, by the now sacked deputy chief minister himself.
Pilot, who’s concerned in an influence tussle with Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, has served a discover to the MLA, giving him seven days to behave on it.
“We on behalf of our client call upon you to pay to our client a sum of Rs 1 and to tender a written apology before the press for issuing a false and frivolous allegation, within seven days of the receipt of this notice,” his advocate wrote.
The discover stated authorized proceedings will start towards the MLA if he fails to take action.
“You have alleged that my client had offered you monies to switch to the BJP in the month of December 2019. It is surprising that you had remained silent for a period of over seven months and suddenly raked up the bunch of lies solely with a purpose to malign the impeccable reputation of my client,” the discover stated.
The MLA instructed reporters on Monday that he had alerted Gehlot in regards to the “conspiracy” to topple the Congress authorities within the state after Pilot allegedly made the supply.
Malinga, who’s holed up at a lodge together with different MLAs within the Gehlot camp, stated he has not acquired any discover to date.
“I will not comment anything on the matter,” he stated.
Malinga was considered one of six Bahujan Samaj Party MLAs who joined the Congress as a bunch after the 2018 meeting polls. PTI