Rajasthan Assembly Election 2023: Congress has suffered a major setback before the Rajasthan Assembly elections. Rameshwar Dadhich, close to CM Ashok Gehlot and former mayor of Jodhpur, has joined BJP. He had rebelled against Congress and filed an independent nomination from Sursagar seat, but on Thursday he withdrew his nomination and joined BJP.
According to media reports, Dadhich was associated with Congress for a long time and is considered a close aide of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok. After leaving the Congress party, Rameshwar Dadhich said that the reason for joining BJP is PM Modi’s desire to take India to the top in the world and to stop big scams like the paper leak scam in Rajasthan. He said that he has joined BJP because of PM Modi’s decision-making ability and he has been impressed by his work for a long time. He further said that if Modi had not been the Prime Minister, the Ram temple would not have been constructed in Ayodhya, Uttar Pradesh.
Former Dausa District President of Congress also joined BJP.
Former Dausa district president of Congress Vinod Sharma also joined BJP on Thursday. Also in Jaipur, former minister Rajpal Singh Shekhawat, who had filed his nomination from Jhotwara constituency against BJP’s Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, decided to withdraw his candidature after discussions with the party high command.
Elections for 200 assembly seats will be held on November 25.
Let us tell you that the deadline for withdrawal of nominations has ended on Thursday i.e. 9th November. Elections are to be held on 200 assembly seats here on November 25 and the counting of votes will take place on December 3. Earlier in the 2018 assembly elections, Congress had won 100 seats. Whereas BJP had won 73 seats and BSP had won 6 seats. Apart from this, Rashtriya Loktantrik Party had got 3 seats. Communist Party of India (Marxist) and Bharatiya Tribal Party (BTP) got 2 seats each. Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) got only one seat in the 2018 assembly elections.
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