A Congress MLA staying on the resort, the place the Ashok Gehlot camp is holed up, on Thursday claimed that dissident chief Sachin Pilot has extra “well-wishers” than he thinks.
While insisting that he’s nonetheless loyal to Ashok Gehlot, Prashant Bairwa made the startling declare that the insurgent chief may have loved the help of “40 to 45” MLAs as a substitute of the few he has now.
Mr Bairwa, as soon as thought of a Sachin Pilot loyalist, was speaking to a information channel when he got here out of Jaisalmer’s Suryagarh lodge for a well being check-up. The Congress MLAs are lodged there forward of the meeting session commencing on August 14.
The Congress has accused the BJP of making an attempt to topple its authorities within the state after Sachin Pilot and 18 MLAs loyal to him revolted in opposition to Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.
Commenting on it, the Congress MLA stated these backing Sachin Pilot would be the first to abandon him.
“Sachin Pilot had a big team; he had no idea,” the MLA stated.
“It would have been better had he taken advice from people like us and then, I believe, the number there could have been 40 or 45, not 19. But he did not take advice from us. I think somebody else was playing the game,” he added.
“He has his well-wishers here also but it does not mean that we will not vote for the Congress. We will 100 per cent vote for the Congress,” the MLA stated hinting on the impending ground check.
Mr Bairwa additionally stated the BJP is concerned within the disaster within the state.
Mistakes can made by anybody, he stated, including that it’s attainable that they (dissident) wish to come again however aren’t being allowed.
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