The BJP knew that they did not have the figures for winning two seats. In spite of this, they fielded a second applicant, he claimed.
- PTI Jaipur
- Final Up to date: June 20, 2020, 1:30 AM IST
Rajasthan Main Minister Ashok Gehlot on Friday alleged that the BJP fielded a next applicant in the Rajya Sabha elections only because it wished to defeat the Congress’ Dalit candidate Neeraj Dangi.
The BJP realized that they did not have the figures for profitable two seats. Inspite of this, they fielded a next prospect, he claimed.
In Rajasthan, elections were held on 3 Rajya Sabha on Friday. When the Congress won two seats, the BJP obtained one particular.
“They realized that they did not have the quantities. Despite this, they fielded an excess applicant just because just one applicant from the Congress, Neeraj Dangi, is a Dalit. The BJP people are anti-Dalit and hence they intentionally fielded their (second) prospect for defeating Dangi,” Gehlot instructed reporters just after the announcement of final results.
“Their conspiracy has been uncovered. They are the killers of democracy. They wished to do what they did in Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh but the voting pattern nowadays remained the very same as we had envisioned. This is a significant victory,” he said.
He claimed the Congress was supported by independents and parties like Communist Occasion of India and Bharatiya Tribal Celebration, amid other people.
Both Congress candidates, AICC basic secretary and previous Union minister K C Venugopal and condition device basic secretary Neeraj Dangi ended up declared elected. Rajasthan BJP vice president Rajendra Gehlot received the third Rajya Sabha seat.
Onkar Singh Lakhawat, the 2nd candidate fielded by the opposition party, lost.
Ahead of the elections, the condition witnessed political drama as Gehlot and other Congress leaders alleged that the BJP was making an attempt to poach the ruling party’s MLAs. The Congress experienced confined its MLAs, independents and other supporting get together MLAs to a resort.
The BJP had rejected the cost as theatrics.
Before this 7 days, the opposition get together too shifted its MLAs to a resort, expressing it wanted them to get some “schooling” for the Rajya Sabha polls.