- Show cause notice issued to three leaders of Gehlot faction
- The report recommended action against the three leaders.
- Meeting held at CM Gehlot’s residence, 20 MLAs and ministers arrived
Rajasthan Political Crisis: Amidst the ongoing political crisis in Rajasthan, about 20 MLAs and ministers reached Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s residence for the meeting on Tuesday afternoon. The meeting took place after the Congress leadership issued show cause notices to state ministers Shanti Dhariwal, Mahesh Joshi and RTDC chairman Dharmendra Rathore. Earlier, Congress Disciplinary Committee President AK Antony was called to Delhi. Simultaneously, Sachin Pilot reached Delhi on Tuesday afternoon and is also likely to meet his high command.
In fact, Ajay Maken and Mallikarjun Kharge, who went to Jaipur as observers, submitted their written report to party president Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday evening. Based on the report, action was recommended against the three MLAs, Shanti Dhariwal, Mahesh Joshi and Dharmendra Rathore, loyal to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, for “indiscipline”. After this, the high command issued show cause notices to the three MLAs.
Show cause notices to three leaders close to Gehlot
Let us inform that the meeting of Congress Legislature Party in Rajasthan was to be held at the Chief Minister’s residence on Sunday evening, but many MLAs loyal to Gehlot did not attend the meeting. They had held a meeting at the bungalow of Parliamentary Affairs Minister Shanti Dhariwal, so action was recommended on them. At the same time, Mahesh Joshi is the Chief Whip, who called the MLAs and called them, so they were blamed.
Have no ambition for any post: Gehlot
At the same time, party sources said that in the meeting, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot reiterated that he has no ambition for any post and he had also conveyed this to party president Sonia Gandhi in August. Sources said that there was no discussion on the election of the Congress national president in the meeting and the MLAs discussed the current political ground situation with the chief minister.
‘CM asked MLAs to go to their areas and work strongly’
According to official sources, ministers Bhanwar Singh Bhati, Saleh Mohammad, Ashok Chandna and Sukhram Vishnoi and MLAs Meena Kumari, Rafiq Khan, Khushveer Jojawar, Amit Chachan, Madan Prajapat and Jagdish Jangid are among the MLAs who met Gehlot at the Chief Minister’s residence on Tuesday. . Sources said that Gehlot has asked the MLAs to go to their areas and work strongly.