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A month not enough to clear 5 year’s mess: Ashok Gehlot

Sunday, 9 February 2014 - 8:02pm IST | Place: Jaipur | Agency: DNA
Vasundhara Raje accuses her predecessor Gehlot of pushing state to the brink during last five years.

Launching an attack against her predecessor Ashok Gehlot, chief minister Vasundhara Raje said on Saturday that a month’s time is not sufficient to clear the mess created during the Congress government’s tenure in the state.

Raje also called upon party legislators, runners-up in the Assembly elections as well as the party office-bearers, at the concluding session of the two-day workshop, to work unitedly for the development of the state. At the workshop, a strategy on booth management, one family one note campaign as well as parliamentary election campaigns was also discussed.

In her address, Raje said that the government is determined to fulfil all those promises made during the Suraaj Sankalp Yatra. While launching an attack on the previous Congress government, Raje said that the mess by the Congress government cannot be cleared in a month’s time. Raje said that the cleanliness drive is just a beginning and it will take time before all issues are taken up.

Senior leader Ghanshyam Tiwari and Manvendra Singh were absent on the second day as well but party leader Narpat Singh Rajvi who was absent on the Friday attended the workshop on Saturday.

The concluding session was addressed by Raje, national Seh Sangathan Mantri Syodan Singh and state in charge and national secretary Bhupendra Yadav. According to party sources, Raje also expressed her concern over absentee MLAs and said that the rise in the number of absentees from 20-22 people on the first day to 30-31 on the second day.

Only united efforts can bring development in state:
In an interaction with the media persons, Raje said that the chief minister could not do anything single-handedly. She said all the officials, NGOs and the public should unite for the development of the state. She said everybody should get united to build Team Rajasthan.

All eyes on Lok Sabha elections:
By putting forward Mission-25, Raje said that all should unite to achieve it. She said that since the model code is expected to come into force by February end, all should start preparing for the Lok Sabha elections. She also encouraged the MLAs and those leaders who lost the elections to make more efforts than what they did during the Assembly elections.

Angry girls gatecrash BJP’s workshop
Agitated over the shifting of their examination centre from Chaksu to Jaipur, girl students of the Manav PG College reached BJP’s workshop at Officers Training Institute and met education minister Kalicharan Saraf. They alleged that their examination centre has been changed to Jaipur after the BJP government came to power in state. Saraf immediately made a phone call to Rajasthan University (RU) vice-chancellor Dev Swaroop regarding the matter.

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