Rajasthan Elections : Sachin Pilot confident of Congress winning two-third majority

Sachin Pilot (file image)

Rajasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot on Wednesday had said that the party will by a two-thirds majority in the upcoming assembly elections based on the fact that they are receiving a good public response.

Talking at a public meeting of Congress president Rahul Gandhi in Bikaner he said, “We will come to power with 2/3 majority in Rajasthan,”

Referring to the recently held public meeting by BJP in the state, he said “BJP president also came here recently. Compare the response between their (BJP) and our meetings,” Mr Pilot said.

BJP chief Amit Shah had visited Bikaner on October 4 and addressed people of Scheduled Castes where he said the BJP has initiated a number of measures to uplift Dalits.

Mr Pilot also targeted Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and asked her to look at the ground situation in the state. “Open the windows of your palace and look at the public. See who they are standing with today,” he said.

AICC general secretary Ashok Gehlot also exuded confidence and said, “BJP government is set to go and Congress will return to power”.

In the last assembly election in the state in 2013, the Congress had faced a massive defeat in Bikaner. It could only manage to win 3 out of the 24 seats in the division.

The state will conduct polls in one phase on December 7.

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