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Rajasthan Crisis Latest Updates: Raj Cabinet sticks to its demand for holding state assembly session

Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot on Monday said he has spoken to PM Narendra Modi to apprise him of the political situation in the state and he has promised him to "get the matter seen". Gehlot said he also wrote to the prime minister a few days back over the issue, even as the Congress Legislature Party sent a memorandum to President Kovind, seeking his intervention to facilitate an assembly session.

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Tuesday, July 28, 2020, 02:52 PM IST
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28 July 2020 02:52 PM IST

Raj Cabinet sticks to its demand for holding state assembly session

The Rajasthan Cabinet on Tuesday discussed the points raised by Governor Kalraj Mishra for calling the state assembly session and said it is sticking to its demand for holding the session from July 31.

Transport Minister Pratap Singh said a discussion was held for the reply to be sent regarding the three points raised by the governor. "The Cabinet wants the assembly session from July 31. The proposal which was sent earlier for calling the session is our legal right and we are sending it again to the governor," he told reporters.

"The governor's questions are simple and we discussed their reply. He has no right to be raising queries yet we are giving the reply," he said. Singh also said that the government wants no confrontation with the governor and hoped Mishra will now accept the cabinet proposal for calling the session.

28 July 2020 12:12 PM IST

Senior Congress MLA claims that he had told Randeep Surjewala about resentment against Ashok Ghelot

28 July 2020 11:38 AM IST

BJP leader Madan Dilawar files second petition at Rajasthan High Court against the merger of six BSP MLAs

BJP leader Madan Dilawar files a second petition at Rajasthan High Court against the merger of six BSP MLAs in the state with Congress party. The High Court had yesterday dismissed his petition over the matter.

28 July 2020 11:38 AM IST

We have asked the 6 MLAs in Raj to vote against Congress, says Mayawati

We have asked the 6 MLAs, who are elected to Rajasthan Assembly on the symbol of BSP, to vote against Congress in any proceedings to be held during Rajasthan Assembly Session. If they don't do so, their party membership will be cancelled, said BSP Chief Mayawati.

28 July 2020 08:20 AM IST

Siddaramaiah says BJP trying to destabilise Congress government in Rajasthan

Congress leader Siddaramaiah on Monday alleged that BJP is trying to destabilise the Congress government in Rajasthan. "It is the duty of the Governor to act according to the decision of the state cabinet. But he is acting like a central government puppet," he said at a protest organised here by Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC). He said the Congress is protesting across the country to save democracy and save the constitution. "We are not fighting through violence. We are protesting peacefully. The Constitution has given the right to protest in a democratic system," he said.

28 July 2020 08:20 AM IST

Gehlot govt in majority, wants to convene Assembly session to discuss pertinent issues: Cong

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot-led government is in majority and wants to convene State Assembly session to discuss pertinent issues including COVID-19, said Rajasthan Congress in-charge Avinash Pande on Monday. "Rajasthan Government led by Ashok Gehlot is in majority and wants to convene State Assembly session. We want to discuss important matters including COVID-19 with the opposition in the Assembly," Pande told reporters here. Earlier, a senior MLA and one of the staunch supporters of Sachin Pilot, Hemaram Choudhary, has claimed that 10-15 legislators of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot camp are in contact with them. He added that they will switch sides once they are set free.

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