Rajasthan Deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot, who has declared an open up revolt from the Congress, reported now that he is “not becoming a member of the BJP”.
His assertion to NDTV came amid reviews of his possible conference with BJP main JP Nadda now.
Mr Pilot is tenting in Delhi and is established to skip a massive show of toughness in Jaipur of Congress MLAs requested to show up at a assembly at Main Minister Ashok Gehlot’s household.
The 42-year-outdated, who is also the chief of the Rajasthan Congress, promises the aid of 30 MLAs, adequate to carry down the federal government led by his arch-rival and boss Ashok Gehlot.
The Congress has disputed his claim the bash says it has 109 MLAs – the 50 %-way mark in the 200-strong assembly is 101 – and Mr Pilot has 16 MLAs at finest.
The BJP has been in a “hold out and check out” method more than the unfolding disaster in the Congress in Rajasthan and will intently observe Ashok Gehlot’s conference as it decides its next program of action, party resources reported on Sunday.
Mr Pilot’s aides do not deny a dialogue with the BJP though they say negotiations are not lively.
A BJP leader experienced explained on Sunday that the rebel Congress chief seems to have “built up his thoughts” and was not inclined to reconcile with Mr Gehlot’s management.
A assertion unveiled on Mr Pilot’s staff claimed that the Ashok Gehlot-led Congress authorities in Rajasthan is in minority now.
In the last 1 calendar year, the BJP has occur to ability in states like Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka enabled by defections from the Congress.
Former Congress leader Jyotiraditya Scindia was instrumental in toppling the Congress govt in Madhya Pradesh and he joined the BJP with his supporters later.
Mr Scindia and Mr Pilot have lengthy shared a heat personal rapport, and the previous on Sunday tweeted in assist of the Rajasthan leader with a swipe at the Congress. Unconfirmed reviews said Mr Scindia also accompanied Mr Pilot to a meeting with a BJP leader.