The Congress Legislature Party met on Thursday at the house of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to prepare the Congress strategy in the assembly.
Jaipur| The 5th session of the 15th Legislative Assembly will begin from 11 am today after the rebellion in Rajasthan come to an end. Gehlot government will bring confidence motion in assembly. The BJP has also prepared to move a no-confidence motion. Meanwhile, the BSP has issued a whip to its 6 MLAs who have gone to the Congress and asked them to vote against the Congress in the event of a no-confidence motion.
The meeting arrangement in the house will also change. After being removed from the post of Deputy CM, Sachin Pilot will no longer sit on the seat next to Ashok Gehlot. It is being told that the Pilot has been allotted the seat next to Independent MLA Sanyam Lodha.
Gehlot formed a strategy with the Pilot group
The Congress Legislature Party met on Thursday at the house of Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to prepare the Congress strategy in the assembly. It also included Sachin Pilot and 18 MLAs of his camp. In the meeting, Gehlot said, “Forget what happened, but now you’re one of us.” He said even without these 19 MLAs, they would have proved a majority.
Numbers in Rajasthan Assembly
Total MLA: 200
Majority figure: 101
Government has: 125
Congress: 107 (19 of Pilot faction, 6 MLAs of BSP included)
The BJP has convened a legislature party meeting before the assembly session begins. A final decision will be taken on bringing a no-confidence motion in it. Legislators will be seated maintaining social distancing because of Coronavirus. It is discussed that for the first time separate chairs will also be installed in the house.
Ahead of Congress’ CLP meet, the BJP also held a meeting with its MLAs on Thursday. Former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar also attended the meet. Vasundhara Raje said that the Congress government did nothing for the public. Leader of Opposition Gulabchand Kataria and State President Satish Poonia said that the BJP will bring a no-confidence motion. The government has been in “Baadebandi” for a month.