New Delhi: Congress party workers on Saturday staged a protest at all district headquarters in Rajasthan against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s alleged “conspiracy to murder democracy”. This comes a day after former party president Rahul Gandhi accused the saffron party of hatching a conspiracy to topple the Gehlot-led government in Rajasthan. Also Read - Failure of 'Operation Lotus' in Rajasthan Was Defeat of 'Political Perversity': Shiv Sena's Swipe at BJP
He asked the state Governor Kalraj Mishra to call an assembly session so that the ‘truth comes out before people’. Also Read - Rajasthan: After Rebel MLAs Return to Congress Fold, Ashok Gehlot Says 'Natural For Them to be Upset But Need to be Tolerant'
Notably, Rajasthan plunged into a political crisis after differences between former deputy CM Pilot and CM Gehlot came out in the open. On July 14, the grand old party sacked Pilot as the deputy chief minister Rajasthan and as the state unit chief of the Congress. Also Read - Day After Meeting Rahul, Priyanka, Sachin Pilot Returns to Jaipur, Says Expressing Views Within Party Not Rebellion
On the other hand, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has called a meeting of the council of ministers at 12:30 PM to rework the proposal for the state Governor requesting him to convene an assembly session.