Updated: July 15, 2020 11:42:23 am
Sachin Pilot, whose rise up has left the federal government in Rajasthan on an edge, Wednesday reiterated that he’s not becoming a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. Pilot had echoed comparable views when talking to The Indian Express earlier.
His remarks come a day after the Congress sacked him as Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister and the social gathering’s state unit president.
In a separate interplay with information company PTI, Pilot asserted that he had labored exhausting to defeat the saffron social gathering and convey the Congress again to energy in Rajasthan. Accusing some Rajasthan leaders of fueling hypothesis of him becoming a member of the saffron social gathering, Pilot categorically said that he had no such plans. “Such hypothesis is being fuelled to tarnish my picture,” he mentioned.
Sachin Pilot was on Tuesday sacked as deputy chief minister and the state Congress president after he didn’t present up on the Congress Legislature Party conferences on Monday and Tuesday. The social gathering additionally cracked the whip on Pilot’s loyalists: Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena have been faraway from the state cupboard, and the state presidents of the Youth Congress and Seva Dal have been changed.
Pilot, who claims to benefit from the assist of 18 MLAs, is staying at a lodge within the National Capital Region. All the 19 insurgent MLAs have been issued notices by Rajasthan Speaker C P Joshi after Congress sought their disqualification from the state meeting. The MLAs have been requested to reply by Friday.
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Soon after he was sacked, Pilot tweeted: “Satya ko pareshan kiya ja sakta hai, parajit nahi (Truth could be harassed, not defeated).” In one other tweet at night time, he mentioned: “My heartfelt thanks and gratitude to all those that have come out in my assist right now.”
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