As clamour grows for fielding them in the upcoming general elections, things are set to change for Nakul Nath, elder son of Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath, and Priyadarshini Raje, wife of Congress chief whip in Lok Sabha Jyotiraditya Scindia.
Within 3 days, the whole process of appointment — from writing a letter to Chief Justice of MP High Court, seeking the nomination of a candidate, to approving the appointment — was completed, documents received in response to a RTI query filed revealed.
"Kamal Nathji has categorically said the law will take its own course. He is competent enough to see whether the particular offence provides what kind of punishment under the law and I think we should leave it to his seasoned wisdom," Surjewala said.
Having won just five seats more than the BJP in the 230-member Assembly, the Congress is being extra cautious; it won 114 seats but its vote share was marginally less than BJP’s. For the first time in 15 years, it will contest the general elections as the ruling party in the state.
It was a close contest in both Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh between the Congress and BJP. But the grand old party did get a few things right which helped it get ahead of the bump in both the states. Manoj CG breaks it down.
Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Monday, at a rally in Madhya Pradesh, compared Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with former Indian cricketer Sachin Tendulkar, saying just as the former was a run-making machine, the latter has be