Mumbai: The Congress government in Rajasthan successfully won the trust vote in the assembly.
Finally, the government is back on the roll after Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who ended a month-long ‘rebellion’ against Chief Minister Ashok.
CM Ashok Gehlot on Friday proved his government’s majority in the Rajasthan Assembly by winning the confidence motion with a voice vote
Following which Congress leader Sachin Pilot remarked that the party’s win in today’s trust vote had ‘put a full stop on all suspicions that were rising’.
Sachin Pilot also expressed his ‘absolute confidence’ in what he called the ‘roadmap’, adding that he had prepared to address various issues raised through his rebellion.
Speaking to the media after the trust vote, Pilot said, “The trust vote brought by the government has been passed by a very good majority in the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly today. Despite various efforts by the opposition, the result is in favor of the government.”
He said that this has put a complete halt to all the ions’ amendments that were being raised, adding that “a roadmap has been prepared for all the issues that were being raised. I am confident that the roadmap will be announced on time.”
Following the trust vote, CM Ashok Gehlot said that his victory would serve as a ‘message to the forces trying to destabilize elected governments in the country’.
“Winning the confidence vote in the Legislative Assembly is a message to the forces that are trying to destabilize the elected governments in the country. Their every strategy in Rajasthan has failed. It is the unwavering faith in us and the unity of our Congress MLAs who brought this victory,” CM Ashok Gehlot said.