Girls Congress MLAs loyal to Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot in his battle with insurgent chief Sachin Pilot had been seen celebrating Kajari Teej, making use of henna on their palms, at a resort in Jaisalmer on Thursday. Virtually none of ladies sitting round a round wood desk are seen sporting face masks as a precaution for COVID-19.
Holed up at luxurious resorts in Rajasthan because the disaster started final month with former Deputy Chief Minister’s open revolt, round 100 MLAs have been seen exercising, watching motion pictures and taking part in antakshari.
Over the previous couple of days, plenty of MLAs have spent their time touring Jaisalmer, well-known for its yellow sandstone structure, working on treadmills, practising yoga, and posing with peacocks in pictures.
On Monday, Mr Gehlot himself was seen taking a short break from the political disaster to rejoice Rakhi, albeit with no obvious signal of social distancing, in photos posted to his Twitter account.
Final month, movies of the MLAs attending movie screenings, singing Bollywood film songs, taking part in group video games and even taking cooking ideas from the five-star resort’s government chef went viral.
The pictures and video come forward of subsequent week’s meeting session the place Ashok Gehlot is predicted to take a ground take a look at to show his majority within the face of Sachin Pilot’s revolt.
After days of back-and-forth and allegations that he was serving to the opposition BJP poach legislators, Governor Kalraj Mishra had lastly agreed to name an meeting session as requested by the Chief Minister.
The Congress authorities within the state was pushed to the sting after open revolt by the disgruntled Sachin Pilot, who has claimed the help of 30 MLAs. Nonetheless, of the claimed 30, solely 19 have made their place official up to now and are sequestered at resorts in BJP-ruled Haryana.
Mr Gehlot, then again, says he has 102 MLAs in his nook – one over the bulk mark. He’s keen to carry a belief vote as soon as the Meeting is in session subsequent week and cement his place; if he wins he can’t be challenged for six months.