Edited By: Pritha Mallick
Final Up to date: January 20, 2023, 16:53 IST
A day after a purported video of Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot likening his bete noire Sachin Pilot to coronavirus went viral on social media, the latter stated he has seen “huge individuals falling down” in politics.
“In politics, I’ve seen huge individuals falling down,” he stated whereas quoting his father late Rajesh Pilot. Chatting with reporters on his solution to attend the Jaipur Literature Competition on Friday, the previous deputy chief minister stated there’s a have to pay attention to one another’s ideas with dignity.
With out mentioning Gehlot, he stated, “There’s a want to grasp one another’s ideas. If somebody disagrees with an thought, take heed to it with dignity.”
“We will additionally protest, however the speciality of democracy is that even when there’s a distinction of opinions, we sit down and pay attention to one another,” he stated.
He additional stated views ought to be heard and everybody has the proper to specific their disagreement. “Everybody’s views ought to be heard, everybody has the proper to specific disagreement, regardless of the disagreement, it ought to be handled an open thoughts.”
The assertion got here after a video of Gehlot allegedly saying a “huge corona” entered the get together after the pandemic went viral. The video is of a pre-budget assembly Gehlot had with the representatives of workers’ union on Wednesday.
“I’ve began assembly…earlier corona got here…an enormous corona additionally entered our get together,” Gehlot stated. He stated that regardless of byelections or Rajya Sabha polls, the federal government has introduced glorious schemes with the assist of workers.
Following the row over the viral video, the Congress management has requested each factions to not take pleasure in public spats, sources advised CNN-News18.
The assertion was seemingly a retaliation to Pilot’s assertion on Monday during which he focused the state authorities over the problems of paper leaks, sidelining get together employees and political appointments to retired bureaucrats.
Gehlot and Pilot have been locked in an influence tussle ever since Congress shaped the federal government in December 2018.
Just lately, Pilot camp has restarted calls for to make him chief minister with leaders loyal to him overtly calling for him to be given the highest job within the state forward of the elections later this 12 months.
A significant row erupted final month following Gehlot’s feedback that Pilot is a ‘gaddar’ (traitor) and can’t substitute him. The remarks drew a pointy response from Pilot who had stated it was unbecoming of Gehlot’s stature to make use of that form of language and that such “mud-slinging” wouldn’t assist at a time the main focus ought to be on the Rahul Gandhi-led Bharat Jodo Yatra.
(With inputs from PTI)
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