'Sachin Pilot In BJP,' Says Congress Leader, Later Calls It A Slip

Senior Congress chief PL Punia’s preliminary assertion had stumped many.

Highlights

  • Senior chief PL Punia’s assertion had stumped many
  • “I had truly mentioned this about Scindia, not Pilot,” he clarified
  • Across the identical time, Sachin Pilot mentioned he was not becoming a member of BJP

New Delhi:

A Congress chief mentioned immediately that “Sachin Pilot is now within the BJP” and corrected himself later saying it was a slip of tongue. Senior chief PL Punia’s assertion had stumped many when Sachin Pilot, across the identical time, went on file to say he was not becoming a member of the BJP.

This morning, reporters requested Mr Punia about Jyotiraditya Scindia – who stop the Congress in March and joined the BJP – saying that the Congress had sidelined Mr Pilot.

“Sachin Pilot is now within the BJP. Everybody is aware of BJP’s angle in direction of the Congress celebration. We do not want a certificates from him. Within the Congress celebration, all leaders and staff are revered,” Mr Punia, the Congress chief in command of Chhattisgarh, was quoted as saying by information company ANI.

Quickly after, got here the clarification.

“ANI and others had come to take my quote. They requested about Mr Scindia alleging that the Congress is sidelining Mr Pilot and so he’s upset. To that I responded about Scindia, that he’s within the BJP, so we do not want certificates from him. However by mistake Sachin Pilot’s identify was taken. I did not realise my mistake then. I had truly mentioned this about Scindia, not Pilot. I do know pilot has clearly mentioned he’s not going to the BJP,” Mr Punia clarified on digital camera.

Mr Pilot has revolted towards the Congress and claims he has sufficient numbers to deliver down the federal government in Rajasthan of his arch-rival, Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot.

Nevertheless, he instructed NDTV he was not becoming a member of the BJP, tackling hypothesis that he would comply with Mr Scindia’s route.

Mr Scindia helped deliver down the Congress authorities in Madhya Pradesh when he joined the BJP alongside along with his supporters.

Yesterday, Mr Scindia had tweeted in assist of Mr Pilot, his former colleague.

(With inputs from ANI)

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