Rajasthan crisis: Rahul Gandhi says BJP is trying to overthrow government, calls it ‘insult to people’.

On Friday, Congress pioneer Rahul Gandhi blamed the Bharatiya Janata Party for planning to cut down the Rajasthan government amid the political struggle in the state and encouraged Governor Kalraj Mishra to convene an Assembly meeting at the most punctual for a trust vote.

“The country is ruled by the constitution and laws,” Gandhi tweeted. “Governments are formed and run with a majority. BJP’s conspiracy to topple the Rajasthan government is very clear. This is an insult to eight crore people of the state. The governor should call for a session of the state’s Assembly so that the nation gets to know the truth.”

The Congress chief included the hashtag, “#ArrogantBJP” to his tweet.


Prior in the day, party MLAs drove by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot sat on a dharna outside Raj Bhawan for a considerable length of time, yelling slogans and finished the dissent only after the governor guaranteed them he would before long convene a meeting in the Rajasthan Assembly. Gehlot met the governor in any event twice during the day, looking for confirmation that he won’t capitulate to “pressure from above” and make a choice on the issue per the Constitution of India. “If the governor does not call the Assembly session and the people from the entire state lay siege to the Raj Bhavan, we will not be responsible,” he had said.

On Thursday, Gehlot had said that the Assembly meeting would be considered not long after meeting the governor. He additionally communicated certainty that his legislature would demonstrate its dominant part.

What’s happened up until this point

Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot

The Congress government in Rajasthan has been near the precarious edge of breakdown since previous Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot defied Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and continued with a couple of MLAs to Delhi prior this month. Pilot was sacked as the Rajasthan deputy chief minister and as the Congress’ state unit chief on July 14. The following day, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi sent preclusion notification to Pilot and 18 different legislators.

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The notification was served after the MLAs resisted a whip to go to two Congress  Legislature Party meetings to determine the state’s political crisis. Be that as it may, the MLAs said that a gathering whip applies just when the Assembly is in the meeting. In their request, the legislators looked to suppress the notification, contending that they had neither surrendered their enrollment of the House nor did their inability to go to two Congress meetings make them at risk for exclusion on the ground of abandonment. It included that a chosen delegate of the individuals can’t be expelled from his post on the impulses and likes of his gathering’s leadership.

After the revolutionary MLAs moved toward the High Court, the Speaker was approached to concede activity. Before Friday, the Rajasthan High Court again asked Joshi to admit his action against the legislators until the last hearing. The court likewise acknowledged an application by Pilot and other renegade MLAs to make the Center a gathering in their writ appeal testing the Assembly Speaker’s preclusion takes note.

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Before the political crisis emitted, the Congress had the support of 125 MLAs in the 200-part Rajasthan Assembly, including 107 of its legislators. Upwards of 13 Independents and five MLAs from different gatherings bolster it. The more significant part mark in the Rajasthan Assembly is 101. The BJP has 72 legislators and has the help of three Rashtriya Loktantrik Party MLAs.