Zoom News : Sep 26, 2022, 09:32 AM
Rajasthan Political Crisis: Amidst dramatic developments in Rajasthan, MLAs who are considered loyal to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot submitted their resignations to Assembly Speaker CP Joshi on Sunday night. Chief whip in the state assembly Mahesh Joshi said that we have resigned and now the Speaker will decide what to do next. State Disaster Management and Relief Minister Govind Ram Meghwal said that we have just submitted our resignation. When asked how many MLAs resigned, he said, "Around 100 MLAs have resigned. Meghwal also said that there will be no talk (about the successor of Chief Minister Gehlot in the state) till the election of the National President of the Congress is done.MLAs of Gehlot faction made this demandThe supporters of Ashok Gehlot have put forth some demands in front of the Congress high command, in which they said that the meeting of the Congress Legislature Party should not be held till October 19 and the meeting should be held after the results of the election of the Congress President. There is a demand of these MLAs that let Ashok Gehlot become the national president first, after that take the opinion of the legislators. After taking opinion, whatever decision the High Command takes, we will accept it.Some legislators indirectly cited Pilot as saying that the chief minister's successor should be someone who played a key role in saving the government during the political crisis in 2020, and not someone who was involved in an attempt to topple it.