Rajasthan crisis: Deputy CM Sachin Pilot in Delhi to meet Congress high command, loyalists staying put in NCR

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Rajasthan crisis: Deputy CM Sachin Pilot in Delhi to meet Congress high command, loyalists staying put in NCR


At least a dozen MLAs said to be from Pilot's camp are also staying put in NCR

At least a dozen MLAs said to be from Pilot’s camp are also staying put in NCR&nbsp

Key Highlights

  • Around 22 Congress MLAs of Sachin Pilot camp are believed to be in Gurugram
  • Deputy CM Pilot will be meeting the Congress high command
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has accused the BJP of attempting to topple the Congress government

New Delhi:Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot arrived in Delhi on Saturday to meet party high command and has sought time for a meeting with Congress interim President Sonia Gandhi.

At least a dozen MLAs said to be from Pilot’s camp are also staying put in NCR-Delhi region at various places, sources told IANS.

MLA P.R. Meena, considered to be a member from Pilot’s inner circle, had sought to meet Sonia Gandhi to apprise her of the “step-motherly treatment given to them by the Ashok Gehlot government in Rajasthan”.

Pilot loyalists staying put in Delhi-NCR

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Gehlot called a late-night meeting of his Ministers at his official residence in Jaipur on Saturday and asked all party MLAs to give a letter of support to him.

Senior ministers have been roped in this regard and ministers from the Pilot camp did not attend this meeting.

Gehlot, sources said, has spoken with Sonia Gandhi, Rajasthan party affairs in-charge Avinash Pandey, and Congress General Secretary (Organisation) K.C. Venugopal to apprise them of developments in his state.

Gehlot on Saturday accused the BJP of attempting to topple the State government by buying MLAs by offering them up to Rs 25 crore. Denying the

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