As Congress chief Rahul Gandhi on Thursday reached Jaipur forward of his full-day election marketing campaign within the poll-bound state, chief minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot had been seen collectively receiving Rahul Gandhi. “We’re not seen collectively however we’re united and can stay united. The Congress will sweep in Rajasthan,” Rahul Gandhi stated amid speculations over a thaw between Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot forward of the election. Within the video shared by information company ANI, Gehlot and Pilot had been seen on both facet of Rahul Gandhi and all of them had a ‘pehle aap’ second because the leaders gestured for Rahul Gandhi to stroll first.
Rahul Gandhi’s assertion of unity comes a day after Ashok Gehlot’s X publish on Wednesday through which he shared a photograph of a celebration assembly additionally attended by Sachin Pilot. “Collectively, successful, once more,” Gehlot captioned the publish indicating that each Gehlot and Pilot have determined to bury the hatchet.
Gehlot versus Pilot goes again to 2020 when Sachin Pilot, then deputy chief minister, revolted towards Gehlot with the assist of 18 MLAs. Sachin Pilot was faraway from the deputy publish whereas his equation with Gehlot remained strained. Gehlot known as him ‘traitor’, ‘nikamma’, whereas Sachin Pilot earlier this 12 months went on an anti-corruption yatra towards the Ashok Gehlot authorities.
Earlier than Rahul Gandhi, Congress common secretary KC Venugopal asserted that the celebration stays united in Rajasthan. “A story is being peddled that there is no such thing as a unity inside the Congress in Rajasthan. Nonetheless, I can affirm that our celebration stays united as earlier than. All our leaders are standing collectively and combating with the frequent purpose of guaranteeing the BJP’s defeat and returning to energy in Rajasthan. I consider that the general public temper and pulse are in our favour. Let there be no worries. The Congress is on target on returning to energy in Rajasthan,” Venugopal stated.