Tribune News Service
New Delhi, August 8
Ahead of the Rajasthan Assembly session known as by Governor Kalraj Mishra on August 14, the BJP on Saturday shifted many MLAs to Gujarat’s Porbandar. The saffron social gathering may additionally transfer some MLAs to Madhya Pradesh, it’s learnt.
The transfer comes amid stories of Ashok Gehlot attempting to affect them. Though in line with BJP leaders, the MLAs have been being “harassed” by the state police and administration, and subsequently determined to go on a “pilgrimage voluntarily”, till now it was Gehlot who was accusing the BJP of “horse-trading” and attempting to “poach” Congress MLAs to topple his authorities in Rajasthan.
BSP MLAs transfer SC for switch of plea
Six MLAs, elected to the Rajasthan Assembly on BSP ticket and later merged with Congress, on Saturday moved the Supreme Court in search of switch of their disqualification plea from the High Court, contending related petitions are pending earlier than it. PTI
The Congress imbroglio in Rajasthan has additionally uncovered factionalism and contours of various teams inside the BJP. Though the BJP leaders say “it is just a matter of time” earlier than the Gehlot authorities falls below its personal weight, they don’t need to take any likelihood, given the lengthy hole earlier than the Assembly session.
There seems to be a transparent “directive” from Nagpur that the individual holding the highest put up must be from saffron/Sangh ‘parivaar’. Therefore, if the Gehlot authorities falls, the subsequent query could be “which BJP leader will be the Chief Minister”. Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, who has been holding away from the BJP conferences in Jaipur, met social gathering chief JP Nadda “to discuss the political situation in Rajasthan”.
In states like Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat and Rajasthan, there isn’t any dearth of in-house expertise from the Sangh background.
In these phrases, Congress insurgent Sachin Pilot is “certainly a misfit” regardless of BJP state chief Satish Poonia saying: “Sachin Pilot revolted to become the Chief Minister…there is a history in the country that those who have fewer MLAs go on to become chief ministers.”
Though Raje is alleged to have the help of round 40 MLAs, there are others within the operating, together with Union minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat and state leaders Om Mathur and Satish Poonia with their giant community of social gathering cadres and “Nagpur” connection. Leader of the Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria is one other hopeful, although he’s above 75.