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gehlot: Simply as goats are bought for Eid, BJP shopping for MLAs to topple state govts, alleges Ashok Gehlot in Gujarat


Rajasthan Chief Minister and senior Congress chief Ashok Gehlot on Sunday alleged that simply the way in which goats are bought for Eid celebrations, the Bharatiya Janata Celebration (BJP) is shopping for MLAs to topple elected governments in states.

He mentioned the BJP had pulled down governments utilizing cash energy in Arunachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh, and had unsuccessfully tried to unseat him as effectively in Rajasthan, an obvious reference to the turmoil when Gehlot was set to struggle the Congress presidential polls.

He was talking at a rally in Khedbrahma city of Sabarkantha district in Gujarat, the place Meeting elections are due by the tip of the yr.

The Congress’ manifesto for the Meeting polls might be launched by November 8, he added.

“The BJP’s acts are weakening democracy. They topple state governments and kind their very own authorities after shopping for MLAs. Utilizing the cash obtained by means of electoral bonds, they purchase MLAs similar to individuals purchase goats from bakra mandis throughout Eid,” Gehlot mentioned.

“The BJP first toppled the Congress authorities in Arunachal Pradesh and fashioned their very own authorities. The identical factor occurred in Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Chhattisgarh. Every MLA was paid almost Rs 35 crore. Although they tried to do the identical in Rajasthan just lately, they may not succeed as a result of all MLAs remained united,” he claimed.

He additionally expressed anger on the latest defection of Khedbrahma Congress MLA Ashvin Kotval to the ruling BJP.

Earlier than Khedbrahma, Gehlot and different senior Congress leaders addressed a rally in Virampur village in Banaskantha in north Gujarat.

Through the Virampur rally, Gehlot mentioned the Congress will announce its ballot manifesto for Gujarat on November 8, including that it’s going to focus primarily on social safety, resembling free healthcare, schooling and employment.

“We are going to implement Rajasthan’s social safety mannequin in Gujarat. We offer Rs 10 lakh medical insurance coverage to every household. We additionally run a free kitchen the place anybody can get a meal for Rs 8. As a substitute of 100 days, we offer 125 days of employment below the MNREGA,” he mentioned.

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