Congress chief and Rajasthan in-charge Ajay Maken Wednesday started a two-day brainstorming train in Jaipur throughout which he’ll individually meet social gathering MLAs and people supporting it for suggestions on the efficiency of the Gehlot authorities and different points forward of the state Cabinet reshuffle and political appointments.
As the AICC normal secretary started the train within the meeting constructing in Jaipur, Leader of Opposition Gulabchand Kataria focused the ruling social gathering, saying the Congress management requiring to carry one-on-one discussions with MLAs makes it clear the state authorities just isn’t in a position to perform properly.
Mr Maken will maintain discussions with the MLAs over the reshuffle train, political appointments and the naming of district and block presidents of the social gathering.
Sources mentioned the MLAs are assembly Mr Maken individually underneath district-wise slots allotted to them. The brainstorming session started with the MLAs from Jaipur.
“Discussions on various points including the achievements of the government and what else can be done to enhance its performance were held,” Adarsh Nagar MLA (Jaipur) Rafeek Khan informed reporters after the assembly.
He mentioned the implementation of the CM Chiranjeevi Health Insurance scheme was additionally mentioned.
On the primary day on Wednesday, MLAs from Jaipur, Jhunjhunu, Sikar, Alwar, Baran, Dausa, Karauli, Sawaimadhopur, Bharatpur, Bundi, Kota and Dholpur are scheduled to satisfy Mr Maken, social gathering sources mentioned.
The MLAs of the remaining district will meet him Thursday.
Civil Lines MLA and Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khacharyiawas mentioned the Congress is a democratic social gathering and its excessive command hears all its members.
“Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot had said to us that he is our guardian. Maken is also holding meetings as a guardian,” he mentioned, including thee isn’t any inside dispute within the social gathering and discussions have been held on welfare schemes and their implementation.
On the Cabinet reshuffle, he mentioned it’s the prerogative of the chief minister and the ultimate resolution has been left to the social gathering excessive command.
Chaksu MLA Vedprakash Solanki, a vocal Sachin Pilot loyalist, mentioned he has apprised Maken of all the problems and is happy that the social gathering excessive command is now listening to all legislators.
“I gave my suggestions and whatever I had to say, I told him. I am satisfied that our viewpoint is now being communicated directly to the party high command. Now, the high command is not listing only us, but listening to all MLAs,” Mr Solanki mentioned.
The Congress got here to energy in December 2018 and has accomplished half of the tenure.
Leader of Opposition Kataria mentioned if the “ruling party has this level of dispute that one-on-one meetings with MLAs are required, the government cannot function well”.
“Such governments are not able to function well and cannot do well for the people,” he mentioned.
He additionally questioned the federal government”s resolution to carry the dialogues with the MLAs within the meeting constructing.
“In order to maintain the sanctity of the assembly, the Congress party should have organised this exercise somewhere else,” he mentioned.
In the home of 200, the Congress has 106 MLAs and many of the 13 independents help it.
On Saturday evening, Maken and AICC normal secretary KC Venugopal had held a gathering with Chief Minister Gehlot over the Cabinet reshuffle.
On Sunday, Mr Maken had mentioned there isn’t any dispute on the Cabinet reshuffle within the state and the choice concerning this has been left to the social gathering excessive command.
The social gathering’s central management will take the ultimate name in regards to the cupboard reshuffle, he had mentioned, including he’ll take suggestions from the MLAs on all points and can give a report back to the social gathering excessive command.
The reshuffle might happen within the subsequent few days. Apart from the Cabinet reshuffle, political appointments in numerous Boards and Corporations and appointments of district and block presidents of the social gathering may also happen quickly.
Pilot and several other different MLAs had mounted an open rebel in opposition to Gehlot final June. After a month-long disaster, the Congress prime brass had fashioned a committee to look into the problems raised by Pilot, who alleged that his camp was being sidelined by the Gehlot authorities.
Earlier this week, Pilot informed reporters that he was in contact with the Congress excessive command to resolve the problems raised by him and that the “AICC is taking steps for the betterment of the government and party organisation”.
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