Rajasthan Cabinet Expansion Update: A cabinet meeting has been called amidst hopes of reaching the final stage of the restructuring exercise in Ashok Gehlot’s cabinet in Rajasthan.
Rajasthan Cabinet Expansion Update: Ashok Gehlot in Rajasthan (Ashok Gehlot) The cabinet meeting has been called amidst hopes of reaching the final stage of the restructuring exercise in the cabinet. This meeting will be held at the Chief Minister’s residence. While taking a jibe at the possible restructuring, Gehlot said at an event here, ‘We are all waiting for the lottery to open.’ Congress’s state in-charge Ajay Maken regarding the reorganization (Ajay Maken) and Ashok Gehlot (Ashok Gehlot) The round of meetings between the two continued on Saturday as well.Also Read – Rajasthan Corona Update: Rajasthan’s Gehlot government alerts if Corona cases increase! Will there be a lockdown again?
Official sources said that the cabinet meeting will be held at 5 pm. According to sources, this meeting has been called before the proposed reorganization of the cabinet and resignations of all the ministers can be taken in it. According to sources, the swearing-in ceremony of the new ministers can be held at Raj Bhavan on Sunday, although the official program has not been released in this regard. Also Read – Rajasthan: Rape has been done for 2 years on the pretext of job and marriage, woman files case against BJP MLA
At the same time, while addressing the ‘Kisan Vijay Diwas’ program organized to commemorate the announcement of the withdrawal of agricultural laws by the Central Government, Gehlot quipped about the proposed reorganization. During his address, when the workers got excited and raised slogans, the Chief Minister tried to pacify them and said, ‘Hey, there are many more works to be done. He has to do the work for which Ajay Maken has come. Also Read – Petrol, Diesel Price: Petrol and diesel prices reduced in Rajasthan, petrol by Rs 4, then diesel by Rs 5 cheaper
Gehlot smiled further and said, ‘I don’t know what decisions will be made. Either the high command knows or they know. We all are eagerly waiting for the lottery to open. Meanwhile, the round of meetings in Maken and Gehlot regarding the proposed cabinet reorganization and political appointments continued on Saturday as well. Both the leaders held consultations at the Chief Minister’s residence till late Friday night. Maken again reached the Chief Minister’s residence on Saturday morning. In the afternoon, Chief Minister Gehlot and State President Govind Singh Dotasara reached the hotel where Maken is staying. According to sources, former Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot will also meet Maken.
It is noteworthy that the Congress state in-charge reached here on Friday night. He told the media that three ministers, Revenue Minister Harish Chaudhary, Medical and Health Minister Dr Raghu Sharma and Minister of State for Education Govind Singh Dotasra have written to Congress President Sonia Gandhi, offering to quit their ministerial posts and work for the party organization. .
At present, there are 21 members in the state cabinet including the Chief Minister. In view of the resignation of these three ministers, this number can reach 18. The number of MLAs in the state is 200, according to that the cabinet can have a maximum of 30 members. Chief Minister Gehlot himself had said two days ago that the cabinet reorganization would happen soon.
The Ashok Gehlot government of the state is going to complete three years of its tenure next month. According to political analysts, the challenge of meeting the expectations of the MLAs of the Sachin Pilot camp in the cabinet reorganization as well as the MLAs who supported the government in the political crisis last year will be on the party high command. Among these MLAs, there are six MLAs who came from BSP to Congress and a dozen independent MLAs. According to the numbers, at present there are 108 MLAs of Congress and 71 of BJP in the state assembly. Apart from this, there are 13 independent MLAs.