October 21, 2020

Sachin Pilot Denies Becoming a member of BJP However Stays Mum on Highway Forward



File photo of Sachin Pilot.

File picture of Sachin Pilot.

Pilot’s remarks come a day after the Congress sacked him as Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister and the occasion’s state unit president. Two loyalists of Pilot had been additionally dropped from the state Cupboard.

New Delhi: “I’m not becoming a member of the BJP,” Congress chief Sachin Pilot stated on Wednesday, asserting that the hypothesis about his switching sides was being fuelled by sure leaders in Rajasthan to tarnish his picture.

Pilot’s remarks come a day after the Congress sacked him as Rajasthan’s deputy chief minister and the occasion’s state unit president. Two loyalists of Pilot had been additionally dropped from the state Cupboard. “I’ve labored very arduous to convey the Congress occasion again within the authorities and defeat the BJP,” he was quoted as saying by PTI.

The sacked deputy CM instructed Information18 that he can’t be a part of a celebration he defeated. “Why will I be a part of BJP? I’ve fought them and defeated them,” he stated.

In an obvious reference to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s camp, Pilot stated some leaders in Rajasthan had been making an attempt to gasoline hypothesis that he’s becoming a member of the BJP and that he want to categorically state that he was not doing so. “Such a hypothesis is being fuelled to tarnish my picture,” he stated.

After being sacked, Pilot had tweeted in Hindi on Tuesday, “Fact could be rattled, not defeated.” Gehlot has accused his former deputy of taking part in into the arms of the BJP.

Pilot had avoided two CLP conferences held on Monday and Tuesday after which the motion in opposition to him was taken. Pilot has been upset because the Congress picked Gehlot because the chief minister after the 2018 meeting polls, whereas his personal supporters insisted that he deserved credit score for the occasion’s victory as its state unit president.

The present disaster erupted final Friday when the Rajasthan Police despatched a discover to Pilot, asking him to report his assertion over the alleged bid to convey down the federal government.

The identical discover was despatched to the chief minister and another MLAs, however Pilot’s supporters claimed that it was solely meant to humiliate him. The Particular Operation Group (SOG) had despatched out the notices after tapping a cellphone dialog between two males, who had been allegedly discussing the autumn of the Gehlot authorities.

(With inputs from PTI)