A decision on Rajasthan Chief Minister’s post will be taken in a day or two by Congress president Sonia Gandhi, a party leader said on Thursday even as embattled CM Ashok Gehlot met the party chief
Ending all speculation, embattled Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot announced on Thursday that he would not run for Congress president in the aftermath of the succession fiasco in his state.
Amid looming clouds over his candidature for Congress president’s post, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday met party interim chief Sonia Gandhi at her residence.
Adding more intrigue and interest to the Congress president election, veteran Congress leader and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Digvijaya Singh on Thursday collected the nomination forms for the top party post.
As showcause notices were shot off to the Congress leaders in Rajasthan following a rebellious move by MLAs supporting CM Ashok Gehlot, they are figuring out how to respond to them even as they reaffirm their support for the party's high command while taking a mellowed stance.
In the show cause notices to Rajasthan cabinet minister Shanti Dhariwal, party chief whip Mahesh Joshi and Rajasthan Tourism Development Council (RTDC) chairman Dharmendra Rathore, the Congress dubbed their actions as an "act of grave indiscipline".
Rajasthan Chief minister Ashok Gehlot gets a clean chit for the Rajasthan fiasco from the party’s state in-charge, Ajay Maken.
Two days after a political drama was played out in Rajasthan, Congress MLAs belonging to CM Ashok Gehlot camp scrambled into damage control mode
BJP leaders have said that the internal crisis in the ruling Congress is impacting the development in Rajasthan.
Amid the ongoing political crisis, urban development and housing minister Shanti Dhariwal on Monday accused senior party leader and state in-charge Ajay Maken of conspiring to remove Ashok Gehlot as the Chief minister of Rajasthan.