CM Gehlot may meet Sonia Gandhi today
According to party sources, CM Ashok Gehlot can meet Sonia Gandhi in Delhi on Sunday. During this, the names of potential ministers are expected to be discussed with Sonia Gandhi. There is also talk of another deputy CM in the cabinet expansion. In the expansion of the cabinet, 3 out of 6 MLAs from BSP to Congress can be made ministers. At the same time, 2 independent MLAs can also be given a place in the cabinet. Some current ministers can be removed. At the same time, political appointments can also be announced on some key posts before the assembly by-election. But all this will happen only after the proposal is approved by Sonia Gandhi.
During the meeting of Sonia Gandhi and CM Ashok Gehlot, there is also a discussion about declaring candidates for the assembly by-elections. However, former MLA Rita Chaudhary from Mandawa assembly seat of Jhunjhunu and Harendra Mirdha from Khivsar in Nagaur are being decided. Both have also started campaigning in their respective areas. CM Gehlot went to Delhi on Saturday.
High level meeting is going on in Delhi
In-charge Secretary General Avinash Pandey is also present at this high level meeting for Rajasthan. CM is in discussion with Pandey before meeting Sonia Gandhi. Political discussions and cabinet expansion are being discussed between the two. A plan for formal Congress joining of MLAs from BSP is also being prepared. Earlier, many leaders of Haryana Congress had reached there to meet Gehlot.