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Rajasthan Polls: Congress continues attack on Raje, now Ashok Gehlot join the row

It seems like Indian National Congress is leaving no stone unturned in a bid to unseat  Bhartiya Janta Party from the largest state where polling is due for December 7. Congress Leaders have launched a series of sharp attacks on incumbent Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and led Government. Joining the plethora Former Rajasthan chief minister and Congress Stalwart Ashok Gehlot said that neither Prime Minister Narendra Modi nor BJP national president Amit Shah can save the BJP ship from sinking in the Rajasthan. Gehlot was speaking to media in his hometown Jodhpur on Monday where PM Modi had addressed a rally earlier in the day.

Gehlot said that the government led by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje came to power with a huge mandate but it has failed to deliver the promises in the last five years. Congress Leader said, “Since they failed to deliver, people are angry with the Chief Minister. The anger will spill over on December 7 when they will vote to unseat the BJP government in the state,”

On asking whether PM Modi’s visit to Jodhpur will have any impact, He said, “The PM is welcome to Jodhpur. He should also witness the lack of development and  in this part during BJP tenure.”

He also racked up BJP for dividing politics based on caste and religion. He said, “They are now even asking the caste of Lord Hanuman. But they are not concentrating on farmers, the debt they are in, electricity and water problems.”

The senior Congress leaders have been criticizing the Raje government left, right and centre for corruption, poor law and order, women safety and condition of Education in the state.

Earlier this week, Pradesh Congress Chief Sachin Pilot also launched a strong attack on Vasundhara Raje and said Raje’s ‘misrule’ will unseat BJP in the state.

While MP from Guna Jyotiraditya Scindia also said that People of Rajasthan will gove mandate to Congress to form the next government in the state.  While on Saturday, Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram also criticizes that Central and State Government and said both failed to deliver the promises.

The Rajasthan Assembly Elections are slated for December 7. Rajasthan is among the five states going for polls ahead of Lok Sabha 2019. The Counting of votes will take place on December 11 with other state assembly elections.

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