Congress leaders asserted that the move will help bring Rajput votes to the party in the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections.
The Congress and the BJP are currently tied with 14 legislators each, leaving the Congress no longer in a position to claim the single largest party (in the state assembly) status and exercise their privilege before the Governor to stake claim to form a government.
While Congress leaders asserted that the move will help bring Rajput votes to the party in the upcoming Vidhan Sabha elections, Rajasthan minister and BJP leader Rajendra Rathore said Singh’s exit will have “no effect in Barmer-Jaisalmer belt”.
In the process, the Congress, which had 16 MLAs in the 40-member House, lost the status of being the single largest party.
Earlier, former chief minister and Samajwadi Party supremo Akhilesh Yadav slammed the BJP government, saying it only wanted to show their work by “renaming”.
While Sopte, who defeated former BJP chief minister Laxmikant Parsekar in 2017 State legislative assembly election, represents Mandrem constituency, Shirodkar was elected on a Congress ticket from Shiroda constituency.
MSP of paddy is Rs1770 per quintal, but according to Surjewala, in almost all grain markets its being purchased in the range of Rs 1575 to Rs 1625 per quintal.
However, the Congress had put a condition before Ambedkar that he should severe all ties with the Asaduddin Owaisi-led All India Majlis-e-Ittehad-ul Muslimeen (AIMIM).
Ambedkar has been quoted as saying that he was ready to join Congress-led alliance but would have nothing to do with NCP.
Rahul Gandhi alleged that PM Modi suffixes “bhai” to the names of a handful of big industrialists like Nirav (Modi), Mehul (Choksi) even though they have run away with thousands of crores.
Patan District Congress Committee president Babuji Thakor, when asked about the arrest of Rathod, said,: “He is a small time worker of the Congress party. He was earlier in the BJP but joined the Congress on the eve of 2017 Assembly elections’’.
Uike was appointed the state unit working president alongside Baghel and Shiv Dahariya, and was a prominent adivasi face for the Congress, especially in north Chhattisgarh.
Kamal’s reverence towards Congress hasn’t come as a surprise. Earlier this June, he met Congress president Rahul Gandhi in New Delhi to discuss the political situation in Tamil Nadu. But this is the first time he has spoken out against the DMK.
Speaking to The Indian Express over phone, the legislator said that the Patan Municipality about two months ago had taken a decision to remove encroachments from roadsides that cause inconvenience to the people and came as an obstacle to movement of traffic.
Anandrao Devkate died at his native place in Solapur district after a brief illness. He was the Minister of State for Dairy Development from 1999 to 2003 in the Congress-NCP government led by Vilasrao Deshmukh.