On Sunday night, ministers Shanti Dhariwal, Mahesh Joshi and Pratap Singh Khachariyawas had met Maken and Kharge at the chief minister’s residence to convey the message of the MLAs loyal to Gehlot.
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The Congress leader said that Gehlot is still unwell and doing his work from home and as he gets well this will be done.
The two-day one-on-one interaction round was aimed to break the ice between the two camps being led by Gehlot and former deputy CM Sachin Pilot.
On Wednesday, Maken started his scheduled meetings with MLAs and is asking questions related to the performances of ministers.
After Maken retweeted this long tweet, political circles in Rajasthan were abuzz with speculation that the Punjab story was likely to be repeated in Rajasthan too.
“While demonetisation did bring down cash use, it was only temporary. The total currency in circulation has surpassed pre-demonetisation levels (over Rs 22 trillion compared to Rs 17.7 trillion),” Maken said.
To a question on the role of Aam Aadmi Party government in the city, Maken sad it was their responsibility to challenge the court’s decision but they remained silent.
Addressing the media, senior Congress spokesperson Ajay Maken said unlocking was a bad idea and opening of malls and other places could cause more damage.
Maken also demanded that the government waive fixed electricity charges and water bills for all establishments facing closure due to the lockdown extended till May 3.
The former Union Minister said that with this, the total incidence of excise duty on petrol has risen to Rs 22.98 per litre and that on diesel to Rs 18.83 per litre.
The post for the party’s Delhi unit fell vacant after the demise of former chief minister Sheila Dikshit.
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