AHMEDABAD: Four Congress MLAs within the state submitted their resignations to Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi forward of the elections on March 26 in 4 Rajya Sabha seats in Gujarat, after which the Congress despatched at the very least 24 of its MLAs to Jaipur on Sunday . The Congress mentioned that not a single "honest" MLA has resigned, whereas state BJP President Jitu Vaghani mentioned that if 4 MLAs really resigned, the BJP would win three seats within the Rajya Sabha election.
Later, the Congress despatched about 24 MLAs to Jaipur for concern of horse buying and selling. <! –
This step was taken at a time when Assembly Speaker Rajendra Dwivedi confirmed on Sunday that 4 Congress MLAs gave their resignations on Saturday, which have been accepted. He instructed PTI that he’ll announce the names of MLAs through the meeting session on Monday. "Four Congress MLAs submitted their resignations to me on Saturday and I will announce their names in the Vidhan Sabha tomorrow," he mentioned. Vaghani mentioned he was knowledgeable in regards to the developments by the Speaker.
Vaghani instructed reporters, "Trivedi said that the names of the MLAs who have resigned will be announced in the assembly on Monday, whose session is still going on." It appears that the Congress MLAs have resigned. This signifies that the BJP (within the upcoming Rajya Sabha election) is successful three seats. He mentioned that the Congress can withdraw its candidate from the Rajya Sabha elections until Monday. BJP minister Kunwarji Bavaliya within the state authorities claimed that many Congress MLAs who aren’t proud of their occasion are in contact with BJP. He mentioned that many such MLAs might be part of BJP within the coming days.
He mentioned, "After the announcement of the Rajya Sabha elections, many Congress MLAs who were in contact with us said that they are not happy (with their party). Even those MLAs are preparing to join the BJP with which the Congress high command (to send them out of Gujarat) could not be contacted. "Congress chief Paresh Dhanani mentioned in a tweet that not a single one in every of Congress" The sincere '' MLA has not resigned but. With the resignation of 4 MLAs, the variety of Congress MLAs within the 182-member Gujarat Assembly has lowered from 73 to 69.
The Congress had despatched 14 of its MLAs to Jaipur on Saturday in anticipation of horse-trading by the ruling BJP forward of the Rajya Sabha elections. The BJP has fielded Abhay Bhardwaj, Ramila Bara and Narhari Amin for the election. Considering the variety of MLAs within the meeting, the ruling BJP can win two seats within the Rajya Sabha, it should undergo cross voting or defecting Congress MLAs to win the third seat. At the identical time, the Congress has nominated its senior leaders Shakti Singh Gohil and Bharat Singh Solanki.