New Delhi: Previous Rajasthan(RJ) Deputy CM Sachin Pilot has reached Abhishek Manu Singhvi for legal support for the ensuing legal battle over disqualification circular to him & his own MLAs.
When IANS approached Sr. Congress spokesman & legal luminary Abhishek Manu Singhvi, he stated, “2 days back, he named me. He’s a great friend & I’ve high regard for him. I informed him it’s not honourable for me to advise him wo (without) telling him I’m advising the opp side!”
“So we both had a great laugh,” Singhvi Stated.
Meantime, Pilot & his own 18 loyalist MLAs on Thu. shifted Rajasthan(RJ) High Court over Speaker C.P. Joshi’s disqualification circular.
Awhile Pilot reached the apex court for relief, the Congress shifted strategically convening 2 legislature party meets in 2 days & appealing to Pilot to participate the meet.
The Congress wants to invoke the clause (a) of para two of the 10th plan, legal experts say.
The Speaker has released show cause notices to Pilot & his own supporting MLAs.
Meantime, top Congress chiefs stated that no attempts have been made for a official patch up with Pilot, the top command of the Congress party, although, on Thu. stated there has been no progress on that front.
Top party source stated: “Neither Pilot has reached us, nor anyone within the party has attempted to contact him.”
“There is no hurry from our side as our govt is safe,” top Congress functionary informed IANS.
The party is extra keen to take (2) back the MLAs who have been siding with Pilot to weaken his own plot of dislodging the state govt.
Congress spokesman Randeep Surjewala, on Wed., awhile solving a press conference, charged the BJP of trying to destabilise the otherwise stable govt commanded by Gehlot.
“The last 24 hours have proved that BJP’s trying to topple the govt has failed in Rajasthan(RJ),” he stated.
Also noting that it has been learnt using the media that Pilot doesn’t need to join the BJP, Surjewala stated: “In case this is the complaint, afterwards, we appeal him to refuse the facilities being offered by this Haryana(HR) govt & back to Jaipur.