Pilot has ‘committed to work in the interest’ of the govt in Rajasthan: Congress

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Pilot has ‘committed to work in the interest’ of the govt in Rajasthan: Congress


New Delhi:In a statement on Monday, Congress party saidSachin Pilothas “committed to working in the interest” of the party and its government in Rajasthan.

“Rahul Gandhi and Sachin Pilot had “frank, open and conclusive” discussion: Congress statement,” AICC general secretary (Organisation) K C Venugopal said in a statement.

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi decided to constitute a three-member committee to address issues raised by Sachin Pilot, dissident MLAs.

“Following this meeting, Congress president Sonia Gandhi has decided that the AICC will constitute a three member committee to address the issues raised by Shri Sachin Pilot and the aggrieved MLA and arrive at an appropriate resolution thereof,” the statement said.

Rebel Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma on Monday met Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in Jaipur, indicating a patch-up between rival party factions.

After the meeting at Gehlot’s official residence, Sharma said the “government was safe” and things will get clear by Tuesday. He said other rebel MLAs should also return to Jaipur.

The meeting took place hours after dissident Congress leader Sachin Pilot met party leaders Rahul Gandhi and Priyanka Gandhi Vadra in New Delhi.

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