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Kamal Nath To Meet Sonia Gandhi, May Mediate In Rajasthan Crisis: Sources

Kamal Nath confronted an analogous storm two years in the past which led to the collapse of his authorities in MP.

New Delhi:

Veteran Congress chief and former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath is more likely to mediate within the disaster in Rajasthan and can meet occasion chief Sonia Gandhi in Delhi, sources instructed NDTV. Ninety-two MLAs in Rajasthan threatened to resign yesterday, saying they need Ashok Gehlot — front-runner for the submit of the Congress nationwide president — to retain the submit of the Chief Minister. The chance was negated by Rahul Gandhi, who mentioned the occasion will follow the “One man one submit” rule.

The MLAs wish to hold out Mr Gehlot’s arch-rival Sachin Pilot and his 21 loyalist legislators from the highest job.

Forward of the legislature occasion meet yesterday, Workforce Gehlot had met on the residence of MLA Shanti Dhariwal and handed a decision {that a} Chief Minister ought to be chosen solely from the pool of 102 legislators who stood by the federal government when Sachin Pilot introduced it to the brink of collapse in 2020 along with his rise up.

Central observers Mallikarjuna Kharge and Ajay Maken, who have been despatched to Jaipur, tasked with resolving the disaster with one-on-one talks with the MLAs, returned to Delhi right now, unable to satisfy any of the dissenters. In a blatant present of rise up, all of them have refused to speak to the Central leaders and most have gone residence to the districts for Navratras.

The MLAs say they may meet the Central leaders in teams and the query of Chief Ministership ought to be settled after the occasion’s inner election.

Flagging the MLAs’ demand, Ajay Maken mentioned, “It will be battle of curiosity because the decision can be handed when Ashok Gehlot might already be occasion chief. So, he empowers himself to determine on his personal successor in Rajasthan”.

However the level might quickly be moot, with sources saying the Gandhis are massively upset with Ashok Gehlot. Many within the occasion contend that he has “humiliated” the Congress and ought to be put out of the race for the occasion chief’s submit.

Mr Nath had confronted an analogous storm two years in the past which led to the collapse of his authorities in Madhya Pradesh. Jyotiraditya Scindia, one of many prime leaders of the occasion in Madhya Pradesh, who hoped for the highest job in Madhya Pradesh joined the BJP with 22 MLAs, knocking down the federal government within the course of.

The same script has performed out in Punjab. The Congress misplaced the state to Arvind Kejriwal’s Aam Aadmi Social gathering within the meeting elections shortly after Amarinder Singh stop the occasion, humiliated and compelled to step down from the submit of Chief Minister following a face-off with Navjot Sidhu.

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