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Rajasthan elections 2018: Why Rajputs are angry with Vasundhara Raje, BJP

On November 26, several Rajput organisations will meet in Jhalrapatan to decide their strategy for rallying support for Congress candidate Manvendra Singh

Vasundhara Raje
Vasundhara Raje

The question being asked is whether the Rajputs will end up hurting BJP’s poll prospects because of Raje, the same way Jats had hurt the Congress because of Ashok Gehlot in 2013. On November 26, several Rajput organisations, led by the Shri Rajput Karni Sena, will meet in Jhalrapatan to decide their strategy for rallying support for Congress candidate Manvendra Singh. Jhalrapatan is the constituency of chief minister Vasundhara Raje. Manvendra, who quit the BJP to join Congress over differences with Raje, is pitted against her, making it the most interesting electoral ...