Shortly after he was sacked as Rajasthan deputy chief minister and the pradesh Congress chief on Tuesday,Sachin Pilotfired a ‘truth’ tweet at the Congress.
Two other Rajasthan ministers, Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena, were also sacked from the state cabinet after a meeting of the Congress legislature party, its second in the last two days.
“Thetruth can be harassedbut not defeated,” Pilot, camping in Delhi, posted on Twitter.
Taking note, Rajasthan Congress in-charge Avinash Pande turned the meaning on its head, saying that the leader is right and that the people elected by the state have won today. Adding that the lord may grant the rebel leader some “good sense”.
“Bilkul sahi keh rahe hai Sachin Pilot, janta ne jinko chuna hai unki jeet hai. Bhagwan unnko sadbudhi de (Sachin Pilot is right. Those elected by the people have won today. May lord grant him some good sense,” Pande was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.
As soon as the meeting ended, AICC spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said Pilot enjoyed the blessings of Congress president Sonia Gandhi and was given political power at a young age. Yet, he and other ministers were trying to topple the state government as part of a “BJP conspiracy”.
“This cannot be acceptable to any political party. Therefore, the