Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot announced free electricity for up to 100 units in Rajasthan. As a part of the promises by Congress, Ashok Gehlot made an official announcement through Twitter. He said, "Feedback was also… read-more
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Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot On Tuesday tested positive for Covid-19. Congress leader took on Twitter to inform about his health and wrote that he has tested positive for coronavirus infection and has mild symptoms of the disease.] Gehlot further said that he will continue his work from his residence only and urged the public to be vigilant and follow the Covid-19 protocol. The Covid-19 cases are rising in India.
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After criticism, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot apologized for reading an Old Budget, at the Rajasthan Budget Assembly. He said, "I feel sorry, what happened was by mistake." Pointing at the criticism of the BJP at the Parliament, Gehlot said, " If a page was added to my budget copy by mistake, how does the matter of leaking of budget arise?" Rajasthan Minister shared 2023 State Budget on February 10.
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot attacked Deputy CM Sachin Pilot and said it should be looked into as to why there was resentment among MLAs over the name of a new chief minister in the state. Notably, after Ashok Gehlot announced to contest Congress presidential elections, raising the question of State CM, many Gehlot loyalists resigned and opposed the new CM's election, said to be Pilot.
Ahead of the Congress Presidential elections, Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot confirmed to contest and said, this time no Gandhi will be the chief of the INC. "He (Rahul Gandhi) made it clear that no one from the Gandhi family should become the next chief," said Gehlot, who will be contesting against Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor. Gehlot also said, he will fix the nomination filing date for October 17 election, soon.
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot has cancelled his Udaipur, Abu Road and Ahmedabad tour scheduled on August 3 and 4, amid his ill health. On August 2, the Rajasthan Chief Minister's Office (CMO) issued an official statement, after the doctors monitoring Gehlot's health advised him rest for next few days. Notably, Gehlot is suffering from viral infection, since the past few days.
Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot is scheduled to visit family members of Kanhaiya Lal, who was brutally murdered in Udaipur, on June 30. CM Gehlot, accompanied by the minister of state for home Rajendra Yadav, chief secretary Usha Sharma, DGP ML Lather and other senior officials, will reach Udaipur, by a special plane, around 1 pm. Furthermore, the curfew with internet service suspension is still in place, to avoid untoward incidents.
Ghulam Nabi Azad, a senior Indian National Congress (INC) tested positive for COVID-19. On June 21, he confirmed being infected with the virus and has been advised of home quarantine by doctors. The former leader of the opposition in the Rajya Sabha made the announcement on Twitter. Upon hearing Azad was Covid-19 positive, Congress leaders like Ashok Gehlot, Randeep Singh Surjewala and others wished for his speedy recovery.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has warned that those who engage in rioting, will not be spared. "No one has the right to take law and order in their hands," he was quoted as saying. He also took a shot at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), accusing them of bulldozing houses of the poor. The Ministry of Home Affairs has asked the Rajasthan government for a report on Jodhpur violence.
Following the power crisis in Rajasthan due to low coal stocks, CM Ashok Gehlot met Chhatisgarh CM Bhupesh Baghel on March 25 to discuss the need for more coal supply to the state. Gehlot stated, "I hope Chhattisgarh decides soon, as Rajasthan is worried." Rajasthan's energy minister was also present at the meeting. Additionally, Gehlot inked a letter to Congress MP Rahul Gandhi mentioning the coal crisis situation in Rajasthan.