Cong Reacts to Gehlot’s ‘Gaddar’ Remark for Pilot, Says Differences Will be Resolved

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s ‘gaddar’ (traitor) comment towards fellow Congress chief Sachin Pilot sparked a row on Thursday. A day after, the celebration mentioned it was “taken unexpectedly” at Gehlot’s alternative of phrases for Pilot. His remarks got here amid makes an attempt by the Pilot camp leaders to make him the Chief Minister of Rajasthan.

On Friday, Congress chief Jairam Ramesh mentioned Gehlot’s remarks have been “sudden” and “shocking”. “The phrases utilized by Ashok Gehlot have been sudden and shocking to many Congress leaders. Congress is a household and the management will focus on a strategy to resolve the matter. The celebration wants each an skilled chief like Ashok Gehlot and an brisk youth chief like Sachin Pilot,” he instructed NDTV.

Earlier on Thursday, Ramesh had condemned CM Gehlot’s comment and mentioned that the variations needs to be resolved in a fashion that strengthens the Congress. “Ashok Gehlot is a senior and skilled political chief. No matter variations he has expressed together with his youthful colleague Sachin Pilot can be resolved in a fashion that strengthens the Congress,” he had mentioned.

In an interview with NDTV on Thursday, Gehlot had gone all out to slam Sachin Pilot and makes an attempt by his camp to unseat him the CM publish. Gehlot dismissed the demand, saying a “gaddar (traitor) can’t be chief minister”. He reiterated his stand on the matter and mentioned the Congress Excessive Command can not make Sachin Pilot the Chief Minister, “a person who doesn’t have 10 MLAs, who revolted towards his personal celebration”.

Sachin Pilot’s response to gehlot’s ‘gaddar’ comment

Not so lengthy after Gehlot’s remarks, Sachin Pilot responded again saying, “This isn’t a time for accusation. Nobody needs to be this insecure. Below his management Congress has misplaced battle twice. Nothing is everlasting in politics, and we should always work collectively to defeat BJP.”

Whereas Ashok Gehlot alleged that BJP was behind makes an attempt to unseat him from CM publish in 2020, Pilot responded saying, “Solely Congress can problem the BJP within the nation. Elections are underway in Gujarat, the place Ashok Gehlot is in-charge. We now have to place up an united combat to defeat the BJP.”

Causes Behind Ashok Gehlot Vs Sachin Pilot

Gehlot and Pilot have been at loggerheads over chief ministership ever for the reason that Congress received the Rajasthan polls in 2018. Nevertheless, the primary time an evident displeasure got here to the fore was in 2020, when makes an attempt have been made to unseat Ashok Gehlot from the publish of Rajasthan CM. 19 Congress MLAs have been taken to Manesar in 2020 to topple his authorities within the state.

On Thursday, Gehlot hit again on the Pilot camp, and mentioned {that a} conspiracy was hatched by the BJP, in order that Sachin Pilot would exchange him as CM. “Below a conspiracy by the BJP, 19 MLAs of the Congress have been taken to Manesar by BJP. We needed to pay for lodge stays for 34 days,” he mentioned. Earlier, a minister from the Pilot camp had alleged that makes an attempt have been being made to defame Pilot.


In September, round 92 legislators from the Gehlot camp attended a parallel assembly hosted by Shanti Dhariwal at his residence in Jaipur and skipped the legislature celebration assembly convened for passing a decision authorising the Congress chief to nominate a successor to Gehlot, who had then introduced to contest for the Congress presidential election.

The MLAs had opposed Gehlot’s arch-rival Sachin Pilot’s doable elevation to the CM publish and demanded that Gehlot’s successor needs to be chosen from his camp. In addition they talked about Pilot’s 2020 rise up, saying the celebration should reward those that stood by it throughout that disaster.

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