Pilot Resumes Attack On Gehlot Ahead of Polls, to Launch Campaign Against Raje Govt’s Corruption


With less than four months before assembly polls, Sachin Pilot, ex-deputy CM of Rajasthan, has renewed his attack on present CM Ashok Gehlot over the alleged silence of the Congress-led government on ‘corruptions and scandals’ of the former Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government. Pilot announced a day-long fast on April 11 to put pressure on the government to take decisive and timely action.

By playing old videos of Gehlot with allegations against the former BJP ministry, Pilot attempted to remind the public the integrity of Congress. He declared the party’s ‘zero- tolerance’ policy towards corruption in Rajasthan prior to the 2018 Assembly elections which subsequently led to Congress unseating the Raje government. However, Pilot was quick to add that the government has not taken any action even after his suggestions. He mentioned the scandals in excise, mining, land mafia, and Lalit Modi affidavit.

Sachin Pilot is an Indian economist, entrepreneur, and politician from Rajasthan, who served as a Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan from 17 December 2018 to 14 July 2020. He served as the president of the Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Committee from 2014 to 2018 and held the post of the Chairman of the National Students’ Union of India, being the student wing of the Indian National Congress.

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