Rajasthan: It was during Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in the state that school uniform colour change was brought. Now, it is the Congress government in the state led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, who has again issued the order of changing the uniform colour.
As the enthusiasm of BJP leader Raje's supporters is at its peak ,after her show of strength, the BJP state unit is planning to neutralise the impact by inviting Home Minister Amit Shah to address workers meet in Jaipur on December 5.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Friday told BJP workers not to be disheartened, stressing that the success lies in failure as victory and defeat are two sides of the same coin.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje on Tuesday started her four-day tour of Mewar and Merwara regions during which she will visit various temples and meet the families of BJP leaders who passed away during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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'Heartiest congratulations to all the hard-working candidates of the BJP who won the Zila Parishad and Panchayati Samiti elections,' Raje said.
After the inflamed argument, five accused sprinkled petrol and set the fence on fire, in which the priest was also severely injured. He succumbed to burn injuries and died yesterday late evening in a hospital.
'There is no point in trying to drag the BJP and the BJP leaders names through the mud,' Vasundhara Raje said on the ongoing Rajasthan political crisis.
Pilot, the former Rajasthan deputy chief minister had in an interview said that Gehlot was busy ensuring that Raje does not have to vacate her government bungalow.
Amid all the political drama that has been going on in Rajasthan between Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot camps, BJP has remained silent and not made any move to benefit from the crisis.
Rashtriya Loktantrik Party leader Hanuman Beniwal said Vasundhara Raje called every Congress MLA close to her and asked them to back Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot.
Kanika, who returned from London recently, announced on Friday that she had tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding she and her family were under quarantine.
According to Kanika's father Rajiv Kapoor, she attended a few parties between March 13 and 15. Nearly 300 people attended these parties.
Actor Vivek Oberoi, who is playing the role of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a yet-to-be-released biopic, is among the 40 star campaigners for the ruling BJP in Gujarat.
Former BJP leader Ghanshyam Tiwari will join the Congress in Jaipur on Tuesday in the presence of party president Rahul Gandhi.
Former Rajasthan chief minister Vasundhara Raje attacked the Congress government over its 'failure' to tackle swine flu menace in the state that has claimed 49 lives this year.
Despite losing the state, the results have a silver lining for the two-time chief minister Vasundhara Raje.
Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot also credited Rahul Gandhi for the party's good performance in all the five states, including Rajasthan.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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