Gehlot will not contest elections for the post of Congress President, said- Sonia will also decide not to remain Chief Minister: Sonia-Gehlot Meet.
After meeting Congress interim president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot refused to contest for the post of party president.
He described himself as a loyal soldier of the party and said, ‘I have apologized to Sonia Gandhi.’
It is reported that senior Congress leader and former Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan Sachin Pilot is also going to meet Sonia Gandhi today.
Gehlot will not contest elections for the post of Congress President: Gehlot’s concerned over the political situation in Rajasthan.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Gehlot said, ‘I met Rahul Gandhi in Kochi and requested him to contest for Congress President.
When he refused, I decided to contest the elections but now considering the political situation in Rajasthan, I have decided not to contest the elections.
Ashok Gehlot reached 10 Janpath this morning to meet Sonia Gandhi.
Let us tell you that it was already being speculated that after the proposed talks between Gehlot and Sonia Gandhi, the picture of Digvijay Singh’s nomination for the post of party president would be clear.
Digvijay Singh is in line for the post of President.
Let us tell you that Digvijay Singh, who was party general secretary for a long time during Sonia Gandhi’s tenure, has not only good equations with Rahul Gandhi but also has a lot of closeness.
Meanwhile, there is talk that he will file the nomination after the conclusions of the Sonia-Gehlot meeting.
Former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor has already announced his candidature for the post of Congress President and will file his nomination on September 30.
Gehlot ordered to call a meeting of the legislature party.
A message has been given to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot from the Congress high command that the meeting of the legislature party should be called once again.
In this, the right to take all kinds of decisions including the Chief Minister should be entrusted to Congress President Sonia Gandhi.
On the other hand, Civil Supplies Minister Pratap Singh Khachariyawas said after meeting the Chief Minister that Sachin Pilot has only 18 MLAs.
The majority is with Gehlot, he has the support of 102 MLAs. So he will not resign.
According to the information being received from the sources, the ongoing crisis in Rajasthan will be ended in the next two days. The MLA of the Gehlot camp is against Sachin Pilot.