Rajasthan Cabinet Reshuffle: Sachin Pilot Meets Sonia Gandhi At 10 Janpath, Here’s What Was Discussed

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By: Anand Singh
Updated: 12 November, 2021 4:26 pm IST
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Congress leader Sachin Pilot (L) meets party president Sonia Gandhi (R) at her residence in New Delhi on Friday.

NEW DELHI: A day after Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot met Congress interim chief Sonia Gandhi, former Deputy Chief Minister and senior party leader Sachin Pilot also met the party supremo in the national capital.

Pilot arrived at the residence of Sonia Gandhi around 12 noon at 10 Janpath.

Their meeting lasted for over one hour. READ: Bhupesh Baghel Meets Priyanka Gandhi In Delhi, Discusses Congress’ Strategy For 2022 UP Elections

According to party sources, the two leaders discussed the Rajasthan’s cabinet expansion.

The party source said that Pilot pitched to have Dalit and OBC face in the cabinet expansion.

Speaking to reporters after meeting Gandhi, Pilot said, “Whatever the Congress party wants me to do, I am more than happy to do. In the last two decades, whatever job has been assigned, I have done it diligently and will continue to do so.”

I am happy that Sonia Gandhi ji took feedback from all of us. I think at the right time, AICC general secretary Maken ji will take an appropriate decision regarding Rajasthan

Pilot said the party wants to strengthen the state organisation ahead of the 2023 Rajasthan assembly polls.

The meeting of the two leaders comes a day after Gehlot met Sonia Gandhi.

Last year Pilot was removed as Deputy Chief Minister and state unit party chief after he led a rebellion against Gehlot government in Rajasthan. WATCH: AAP Bathinda Rural MLA Ruby Roots For CM Channi; Joins Congress

He along with several party MLAs had camped in a hotel in Haryana’s Gurugram. However, Pilot had this year brushed aside the reports of him joining the BJP.

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