Up to date: July 28, 2020 2:14:59 pm
Amid the political slugfest in Rajasthan, BSP chief Mayawati Tuesday known as out the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress authorities within the state, saying they’re crying foul over the “stealing of its MLAs” whereas they themselves took away six BSP legislators final 12 months.
In a video shared by news company ANI, Mayawati mentioned, “Congress is saying that their MLAs are being stolen which is illegal and is in opposition to the general public mandate. Their declare is laughable since they themselves did the identical after they took away BSP MLAs.”
“Congress is crying foul now when its stolen property are being stolen. It’s akin to the proverb ‘ulta chor kotwal ko daante’ (the pot calling the kettle black),” she added.
#WATCH BSP Chief Mayawati says, “…Congress itself carried out the act which they now name ‘theft’, whereas taking away 6 BSP MLAs. It’s unconstitutional, immoral and in opposition to folks’s mandate. They’re now elevating a hue & cry. The saying ‘ulta chor kotwal ko daante’ matches right here.” pic.twitter.com/AA32cHIDwT
— ANI (@ANI) July 28, 2020
Six BSP MLAs had merged the Rajasthan unit of BSP with the Congress in September final 12 months. This had come after the 2 events had fought the 2018 state elections and 2019 Lok Sabha election collectively. In 2009, six BSPs had joined the Congress authorities in Rajasthan. By the way, it was once more Gehlot who was the chief minister of the state at the moment.
On Sunday, the BSP had issued a whip to the six MLAs to vote in opposition to the ruling occasion in any no-confidence movement, or different proceedings held in the course of the Meeting session.
In a word, the occasion had mentioned all six BSP MLAs have been knowledgeable that since BSP is a recognised Nationwide Get together, there can’t be any merger underneath para (4) of the Xth Schedule on the state stage except there’s a merger of the complete BSP.
It had additionally mentioned that the occasion will intervene in a BJP MLA Madan Dilawar’s plea within the Rajasthan Excessive Courtroom, searching for the MLAs’ disqualification, or will file a separate writ petition. The MLA’s petition, nevertheless, was dismissed by the excessive courtroom on Monday.
At current, with out the 19 insurgent MLAs together with Sachin Pilot, the Congress has 88 MLAs — together with the six from BSP and the Speaker. The occasion is backed by 10 Independents, one RLD MLA, and two BTP legislators.
Priyanka Gandhi on BSP whip to MLAs: It’s clear chit to those that murdered democracy
Congress normal secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Tuesday took a veiled dig on the BSP, alleging that the whip issued by it to its MLAs in Rajasthan is a clear chit to those that “murdered” democracy and the Structure.
भाजपा के अघोषित प्रवक्ताओं ने भाजपा को मदद की व्हिप जारी की है। लेकिन ये केवल व्हिप नहीं है बल्कि लोकतंत्र और संविधान की हत्या करने वालों को क्लीन चिट है।
— Priyanka Gandhi Vadra (@priyankagandhi) July 28, 2020
“Undeclared spokespersons of the BJP have issued a whip in assist of the BJP. However, this isn’t a whip however a clear chit to those that homicide democracy and the Structure,” she mentioned in a tweet in Hindi.
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