Express News Service
JAIPUR: In Rajasthan, senior Congress chief and state party-in-charge Ajay Maken’s latest reward for Sachin Pilot has angered many within the Ashok Gehlot camp.
To mollify the Pilot camp, Maken had a couple of days in the past described Pilot as a star campaigner who can’t be ignored by anyone.
In retaliation, the six ex-BSP MLAs and 13 independents supporting the Gehlot authorities have fashioned a particular G-19 group as Gehlot supporters.
The G-19 group is probably going to meet on June 23 to foyer with the occasion High Command and be sure that these 19 loyal MLAs are adequately rewarded within the cupboard growth and political appointments which are due within the state.
Political analysts imagine it is a technique developed by the Gehlot camp to neutralize the stress techniques of the Pilot camp to nook energy sharing within the proposed cupboard growth and political appointments.
After Sachin Pilot returned to Jaipur after a somewhat fruitless journey to Delhi final week, it was broadly believed that he had been snubbed by the Congress High Command and it might be CM Gehlot who would name the photographs within the upcoming cupboard growth and political appointments.
But with Ajay Maken calling Pilot a ‘star and an asset for the occasion’ who’s recurrently in contact with Priyanka Gandhi has upset many within the Gehlot camp.
As a consequence, the G-19 entrance of 6 ex-BSP MLAs and 13 independents has been specifically fashioned and they’ll quickly maintain a gathering for which the Agenda has been saved broad open.
As one MLA revealed on situation of anonymity, “the Agenda for the G-19 meet is open. All that’s taking place within the Congress will likely be mentioned. Also, the long-pending cupboard growth and political appointments will even be thought-about. We will even talk about what’s being completed for many who have been loyal to the Congress and ensured the survival of the occasion authorities within the state. We need a dialogue on what rewards are to be given to those that have been loyal to the occasion.”
Many of the leaders linked to this G-19 entrance have been essential of the Pilot camp in latest weeks. Now, all eyes are focussed on the assembly of this group deliberate for June 23.
Many of those leaders have even met CM Gehlot within the latest previous.
The six former BSP MLAs who joined the Congress two years in the past have brazenly attacked the Pilot camp prior to now week and one in all them, MLA Sandeep Yadav had brought on fairly a storm by calling the Pilot camp MLAs as ‘traitors.”
Most political observers in Rajasthan imagine that the G-19 entrance of 6 ex-BSP MLAs and 13 independents has been specifically fashioned as a strong instrument for the Gehlot camp.
They are doubtless to intensify stress on the Congress High Command not to succumb to the extreme calls for of the Pilot camp.
As is well-known, Sachin Pilot had led an open revolt together with 18 Congress MLAs towards the management of CM Gehlot and created an enormous political disaster final yr.
However, within the interval since then, Pilot has neither been ready to enhance the variety of MLAs in his camp nor has he been ready to strike a cope with the BJP.
In truth, Pilot’s energy has solely weakened as some MLAs who supported him final yr, like Bhanwar Lal Sharma and Vishwendra Singh, at the moment are mentioned to be rebuilding their equations with Gehlot.
With the G-19 entrance of six ex-BSP MLAs and 13 independents being fashioned, Pilot’s issues appear set to enhance. As tensions between the Gehlot and Pilot camp intensify, factionalism within the state Congress continues to be an enormous headache.