Congress warns MLAs in Rajasthan from making statements about party’s internal mattersAbdul Gh Lone 30 September 2022 0 COMMENTS
The Congress on Thursday advised its MLAs in Rajasthan to refrain from making public statements against other leaders or about the party’s internal matters, NDTV reported.
Congress General Secretary KC Venugopal warned that strict disciplinary action will be initiated under the party’s Constitution if the advisory is violated.
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The advisory was issued amid a war of words between supporters of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and his rival Sachin Pilot. Supporters of Gehlot have repeatedly called MLAs in the Pilot camp “traitors” in multiple press conferences, according to The Indian Express.
The Congress government in Rajasthan plunged into a crisis on Sunday, hours after Gehlot hinted that he would quit as the chief minister to contest the party’s presidential poll.
Soon after Gehlot’s statement, several Congress MLAs boycotted a meeting called in Jaipur to pass a resolution empowering the party president to pick Gehlot’s successor. They instead went to the residence of Rajasthan Assembly Speaker CP Joshi to submit their resignation amid speculation that Pilot could be appointed the next chief minister.
Supporters of Gehlot claim that around 90 legislators tendered their resignation to the Speaker, who is yet to take a call on them.
The legislators have demanded…