'Antakshari, Italian Cooking Amid Covid': Union Minister On Team Gehlot

Gajendra Shekhawat has been accused by the Congress of attempting to topple its Rajasthan authorities.

New Delhi:

Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, who has denied allegations of conspiring with Sachin Pilot’s insurgent squad to deliver down the Ashok Gehlot authorities in Rajasthan, took a swipe at the moment on the actions of Congress MLAs sequestered at a luxurious resort in Jaipur.

“Amid this pandemic, you play antakshari, prepare dinner Italian meals. Rajasthan is watching,” Mr Shekhawat tweeted.

Rajasthan has seen a worrying spike in coronavirus infections with greater than 500 instances reported every day. It has near 30,000 COVID-19 instances. However state Well being Minister Raghu Sharma, presently on the resort, mentioned the rise was as a consequence of extra aggressive testing.  Rajasthan’s restoration charge is sort of 74 per cent and the doubling charge is 28 days, Mr Sharma informed NDTV.

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot has repeatedly accused the BJP of making an attempt to dislodge his authorities in the course of the coronavirus disaster, very similar to the Madhya Pradesh energy swap when the Congress collapsed after the insurrection of Jyotiraditya Scindia.

Gajendra Shekhawat, one of many BJP’s most outstanding faces in Rajasthan, has been accused by the Congress of a task in bribing MLAs to show in opposition to the Gehlot authorities. He was additionally named in one in all two FIRs filed based mostly on an audio tape that emerged on-line final week.

The Congress has alleged that Mr Shekhawat is heard on the audio discussing bribes with a insurgent Congress MLA, Bhanwar Lal Sharma. Mr Shekhawat denies it’s his voice, and has rejected Rajasthan police summons to present his assertion and voice recording saying the audio tape have to be verified first.

His dig at staff Gehlot follows a deluge of stories and photographs over the weekend from Fairmont, the place the Congress MLAs have been staying.

The MLAs have been having fun with film reveals, classes in pizza and pasta-making, singalongs and board video games.


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