Rajasthan Governor approves Assembly Session on 3 conditions
Jaipur : The political twists continued in Rajasthan as the Governor approved Assembly Session on three conditions. The announcement came after Ashok Gehlot announced that he has spoken with Prime Minister Narendra Modi and also has written to President Ram Nath Kovind about the behavior of Kalraj Mishra.
Also, on the day, Assembly Speaker CP Joshi withdrew from the Supreme Court his Special Leave Petition (SLP) challenging the High Court’s order restraining him from acting against the 19 rebels Congress MLAs, including Sachin Pilot.
While approving the CM's request to convene Assembly Session, Governor Kalraj Mishra claimed that 'not convening the Assembly Session was never an intention'.
However, he has given approval on three conditions: Giving 21 days' notice to MLAs so that they can come amid COVID-19 pandemic, making certain arrangements for the floor test and ensuring social distancing in the Assembly during the session.
Assembly Speaker CP Joshi withdrew his SLP from the apex court against the Rajasthan High Court’s order restraining him from taking disqualification action Pilot and 18 rebel MLAs. He had filed his plea last week after being restrained twice-first till July 21 and then July 24.