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MLAs loyal to the Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot, who is set to contest for the post of Congress president, reached the assembly speaker's residence to submit their resignation on Sunday

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BS Web Team  | New Delhi 

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Former leader announced his new party on Monday, and named it 'Democratic Azad Party'. While unveiling the flag his party, Azad said, "Mustard colour indicates creativity & unity in diversity, white indicates peace and blue indicates freedom, open space, imagination and limits from the depths of the ocean to the heights of the sky."
India records 4,129 new Covid cases on Monday, taking the nation's tally from the pandemic to 44,572,243. With 20 new deaths in the last 24 hours, India's toll of Covid-19 has reached 528,530. The nation's tally of cured Covid cases has reached 44,000,298 as 4,688 people recovered from the infection in the last 24 hours.

The in plunged into a crisis Sunday as several MLAs loyal to submitted resignation letters over a possible move to appoint Sachin Pilot as the next CM, their rebellion erupting just ahead of a Legislature Party meeting. The loyalists headed to Speaker C P Joshi's home after a long meeting in the evening at minister Shanti Dhariwal's residence, saying they were resigning as MLAs.

Bihar Chief Minister a clarion call for a "main front", comprising the Congress, to oust the BJP in 2024 parliamentary polls. He was among political regional bigwigs who took part in a rally to mark the 109th birth anniversary of former Deputy Prime Minister and tallest farmer leader Devi Lal in Haryana's Fatehabad. NCP's Sharad Pawar, Bihar Chief Minister and JD-U leader and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) chief Sukhbir Badal, among several Opposition leaders, shared the dais at the rally organised by the Indian Lok Dal, and gave a united call to out the BJP government in the Centre.

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First Published: Mon, September 26 2022. 07:41 IST