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Updated on: Friday, August 20, 2021, 01:24 AM IST

Former Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje back in BJP's posters

Raje's pictures were removed recently from the posters and banners outside the state party headquarters which left former CM's followers anguished and annoyed
 Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje |

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje |

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Jaipur: The former CM of Rajasthan Vasundhara Raje’s photograph was seen on BJP posters after a long time on the occasion of a three-day Jan Ashirvaad Yatra of Central minister Bhupendra Yadav which was kicked off from Bhivadi in Alwar. Although Raje was not seen in the Yatra.

Bhupendra Yadav is a Rajya Sabha MP from Rajasthan and is one of the 39 ministers who were inducted in the recent cabinet reshuffle by Modi government. Commenting on the yatra, Arun Singh, the in-charge of the party said that this is for the first time that PM was not allowed to introduce his ministers in Parliament so the party had decided that ministers would go to the masses to seek their blessings.

State unit of BJP has arranged a grand welcome for his Yatra and the posters of this programme have the face of Vasundhara Raje among with other leaders. The poster was shared from the official Twitter handle of Rajasthan BJP also.

The story so far

Raje's pictures were removed recently from the posters and banners outside the state party headquarters which left former CM's followers anguished and annoyed.

While Raje remained quiet for all these months, her followers have been speaking against the state party leadership and one of her loyalists Rohitashv Sharma has also been expelled from the party for six years.

However, recently she hit back at the poster controversy for the first time and said, "I don't believe in the politics of posters, but want to rule and dwell in the hearts of the people."

She said that when she joined politics, her mother, Rajmataji told her that the five fingers of the hand are not the same. "So when you visit the villages, you need to unite people into a family with love for each other, despite there being differences of diverse kinds. Hence, I always intended to carry out work that can endure in their memories and hearts," Raje added.

Meanwhile, BJP workers told IANS that the central leadership is keeping its eyes on Rajasthan and has been sending teams to review and monitor the situation.

Veteran party leaders such as C.T. Ravi and Arun Singh have already toured the state and now Bhupender Yadav is here to balance the equation to set the stage for forthcoming elections in 2023.

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Published on: Friday, August 20, 2021, 01:24 AM IST
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