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High command sends team to resolve Ashok Gehlot-Sachin Pilot standoff

Protesting MLAs demand that no one from the Pilot camp should be appointed CM

Sachin pilot, Ashok Gehlot, Rajasthan

File photo of Sachin Pilot with Ashok Gehlot

Aditi Phadnis New Delhi
Former Madhya Pradesh chief minister and senior Congress leader Kamal Nath was called in to cool tempers in the two factions of the Congress in Rajasthan — one led by Ashok Gehlot and the other by Sachin Pilot.

The duo is locked in a standoff, in an unintended offshoot of the ongoing election of the Congress president.  

Sources in the Congress, who know Gehlot, say he may not file a nomination for the president’s post at all so that he gets to keep his chief ministership. He is supposed to file a nomination on Tuesday.

MLAs ‘loyal’ to Gehlot had resigned en masse

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First Published: Sep 26 2022 | 8:35 PM IST

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