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Rebels press for ‘Sachin Pilot as Rajasthan CM’ amid Ashok Gehlot-brass talks | Jaipur Information

JAIPUR: Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot held discussions on Rajasthan politics with Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on the latter’s residence in New Delhi on Saturday night time, after attending the Congress Working Committee (CWC) assembly earlier within the day.
Congress chief Priyanka Gandhi, AICC basic secretary (organisation) KC Venugopal and AICC basic secretary in-charge Rajasthan Ajay Maken had been current on the assembly, which mentioned the state’s political situation within the gentle of demand by former deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot for a change of guard.

Pilot reached Delhi whereas Gehlot reached Jaipur late Saturday night time.
Sources mentioned the Congress senior leaders mentioned cupboard growth and reshuffle, state-level political appointments and growth of the social gathering state unit in Rajasthan. The adjustments had been demanded by Pilot and his loyalists in August 2020, however, with a delay of greater than a yr, the calls for have misplaced relevance.
The Congress authorities has accomplished nearly three years in energy and the disgruntled group now seeks nothing lower than the CM’s put up for Pilot, mentioned social gathering sources.
Going by final month’s statements of Maken and income minister Harish Chaudhary, a detailed Rahul aide, the cupboard rejig is sort of sure within the coming days as Gehlot has lastly held discussions with the Congress central management.
The deliberations had been prevented for almost a yr citing covid and in poor health well being of Gehlot.
The cupboard adjustments could happen after Diwali, contemplating that the meeting bypolls outcomes on two seats within the state can be out on November 2. There are already 9 vacancies in Gehlot’s council of ministers and yet another could get created as well being minister Raghu Sharma was appointed AICC in-charge of poll-bound Gujarat final week. The social gathering management can be trying a fairly proportionate illustration for Gehlot and Pilot loyalists towards the vacancies.
“It’s too late for the cupboard rejig or political appointments now. If the Congress excessive command actually needs to retain energy within the state within the 2023 elections, it must push a change of guard now,” mentioned a senior Pilot loyalist, who didn’t want to be named.
The Gehlot authorities can be finishing three years on December 17. New ministers and heads of commissions or boards appointed now would successfully get only a yr to work as 2023 can be an election yr when administrative selections can be topic to scrutiny.

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