"Out of our 44 MLAs we accept that one of them has cross-voted, but one of NCP and one of JD(U) has given us support," he claimed.
"Ahmed Patel will win as we have the numbers," Gehlot told reporters.
The Congress has 51 MLAs in the House after six legislators resigned following a rebellion by senior party leader Shankarsinh Vaghela.
Out of the 51 MLAs, seven of Vaghela group (including Vaghela) had not gone to Bengaluru but the rest 44 had gone. Technically, these seven MLAs are still with the Congress, including Vaghela as he has not resigned as MLA.
Gehlot accepted that all the seven MLAs of Vaghela group, including Raghavji Patel and Dharmedrasinh Jadeja, have cross-voted.
"However, out of 44 votes of our MLAs that we had expected to get, only one MLA has cross-voted and we have got two more votes," he claimed.
Officially, the counting of votes will be held at 5 pm.
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