Jaipur, July 24
Congress MLAs within the Ashok Gehlot camp on Friday ended a five-hour dharna on the Raj Bhawan after Governor Kalraj Mishra assured that he would name a session of the state Assembly.
Mishra, nonetheless, needed the federal government’s clarification on some factors earlier than he makes the announcement, Congress leaders mentioned as they emerged from the Raj Bhawan.
Congress chief Randeep Surjewala mentioned these factors could be taken care of at a Cabinet assembly which was referred to as by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot at 9.30 pm.
The MLAs went to the Raj Bhawan within the afternoon, complaining that the Governor was sitting on the letter that the Cabinet had despatched searching for an Assembly session on Monday.
The MLAs led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot arrived at Raj Bhawan on 4 buses from a lodge on town outskirts the place they’ve been tenting for the previous couple of days.
Before heading for the Raj Bhawan, Gehlot mentioned he had requested Governor Kalraj Mishra on Thursday to name a session of the Assembly on Monday however there had been no phrase from him to this point.
He threatened that if the demand for the session was not met, the MLAs would “not be responsible” if individuals gherao the Raj Bhawan.
The Chief Minister claimed the Governor was beneath stress to not name an Assembly session.
Earlier within the day, Gehlot referred to as a gathering on the lodge and likewise addressed mediapersons, telling them that the Congress needs an Assembly session from Monday.
At the Raj Bhawan, whereas Gehlot met the Governor inside, the MLAs squatted on the legal guidelines, shouting slogans. The Governor got here out to satisfy them, however the MLAs later mentioned they had been beginning a dharna.
The Rajasthan High Court on Friday ordered sustaining establishment on the disqualification notices despatched by the Speaker to Sachin Pilot and 18 different dissident MLAs.
The Pilot camp had moved the High Court in opposition to the notices beneath which they face doable disqualification from the state Assembly. PTI