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Sachin Pilot Says,"Not Joining BJP, Have To Decide On Future Course Of Action": ANI
“I am still a member of the Congress party,” he insisted,
Sachin Pilot Says, "Not Joining BJP, Have To Decide On Future Course Of Action"
New Delhi: Sachin Pilot, whose rebellion nature has pushed the Congress government in Rajasthan to the brink, today said he is not joining the BJP and is still a part of the congress.
“I am not joining the BJP. I would like to make it clear that I have no plans to join the BJP. It is an attempt to malign me by linking me to the BJP,” Sachin Pilot, 42, told to news agency ANI.
I’m not joining BJP: Sachin Pilot to ANI pic.twitter.com/DhbVJs2X4b— ANI (@ANI) July 15, 2020
A day after he was removed as Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan and the party's chief in the state, he insisted, “I am still a member of the Congress party".
Mr. Pilot said that he has yet to decide on the future course of action.“I would like to serve the people of Rajasthan,” he said.
A rebel Congress MLA in Sachin Pilot's camp, Viswendra Singh, echoed the statement: "As far as we are concerned, we are with the congress."
On Sunday the 42-year-old Congress leader launched his revolt after nearly two years of feuding with his main rival and the former boss, CM Ashok Gehlot. He also said that he felt humiliated after being asked to answer questions in an investigation started by the CM into alleged attempts to dislodge the Congress government.
The Congress party bruised by Jyotiraditya Scindia's exit, which has led to the Congress collapse in Madhya Pradesh in March, the party reportedly made several attempts to reach out to him over the past two days.
Amidst reports that he wanted the Congress to name him CM in the place of Ashok Gehlot,Mr. Pilot said that he has yet to decide on a future course of action. "I would like to serve the people of Rajasthan," he said.
Sachin Pilot at the age of 26 became an MP and was in Rahul Gandhi's close circle, along with other gen-next leaders like Milind Deora, and Jyotiraditya Scindia. In 2019 after Rahul Gandhi quit as Congress president arty struggle with national election disaster, these leaders struggled.
Sachin Pilot in 2018 was forced to step back in the race for CM in a pact brokered by Rahul Gandhi.