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Sachin Pilot Meets Sonia Gandhi After Ashok Gehlot Quits Congress Race

met at her residence in Delhi (File)

New Delhi:

Senior Congress chief and former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot reached Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence in Delhi on Thursday for a gathering along with her.

The assembly got here hours after Mr Pilot’s bete noire and Rajasthan Chief Minister met Ms Gandhi and later introduced that he wouldn’t contest the Congress presidential ballot after taking “ethical accountability” for the political disaster in his state.

Mr Gehlot additionally mentioned the choice on whether or not he would stay Chief Minister can be taken by Ms Gandhi.

The conferences come days after an open insurrection by Mr Gehlot’s loyalists over a doable management change within the state that raised the potential of Mr Pilot taking on as Chief Minister because the senior chief drew nearer to the job of Congress President.

The occasion’s disciplinary committee has requested three Gehlot loyalists — Rajasthan ministers Shanti Dhariwal and Mahesh Joshi, and Dharmendra Rathore — to elucidate inside 10 days why they should not face disciplinary motion.

This was after observers for Rajasthan, and Ajay Maken, charged them with “gross indiscipline” in a report back to occasion chief Sonia Gandhi.

Eighty-two MLAs participated in a parallel assembly at Mr Dhariwal’s residence in Jaipur, laying down situations for the occasion. They didn’t attend the official legislature occasion assembly convened for passing a decision authorising the Congress chief to nominate a successor to Mr Gehlot.

With the Rajasthan episode posing a major problem earlier than the occasion, the Congress President has additionally been holding discussions with senior occasion leaders from throughout the nation to resolve the disaster.



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