Jaipur: Sachin Pilot has been removed from the post of state Congress president for rioting against Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. Congress spokesperson Randeep Singh Surjewala has said that Pilot has been removed from the post of Deputy Chief Minister.
Rajasthan’s education minister Govind Singh Dotasra was on Tuesday named as the new chief of the Congress’ Rajasthan unit in place of Sachin Pilot, senior party leader Randeep Singh Surjewala announced in Jaipur.
The decision was taken at a meeting of the Congress Legislative Party in Jaipur. The pilot has removed two ministers who were close to Pilot. Vishwendra Singh and Ramesh Meena was removed from the cabinet. It is learned that the assembly party meeting had demanded action against Pilot.