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Jaipur: Opposition BJP legislators on Thursday submitted a breach of privilege proposal to the Rajasthan Assembly secretary against five Congress leaders and an independent MLA for pressurising 81 other Congress MLAs to resign ahead of a CLP meeting called to determine Ashok Gehlot’s successor as Chief Minister.

While submitting the proposal to the Assembly secretary Mahaveer Prasad Sharma, the Opposition leaders demanded a discussion on the issue in the House.

“Six members of the BJP have submitted a proposal of breach of privilege against the six Congress leaders who mounted pressure on 81 other Congress members to resign. We have given a proposal to the Assembly secretary demanding a discussion on it in the House,” Deputy Leader of Opposition Rajendra Rathore said.

He said that a breach of privilege proposal has been submitted mentioning the rules of Assembly procedure and conduct of business. A delegation of six BJP leaders has submitted the proposal against three cabinet ministers, including Shanti Dhariwal, Mahesh Joshi, and Ramlal Jat. The others include CM’s advisor and independent MLA Sanyam Lodha, Deputy Chief Whip Mahendra Chaudhary, and Chairman-Rajasthan State Commission for Minorities, Rafiq Khan.

No decision has yet been taken on the motion of breach of privilege of Independent MLA Sanyam Lodha. Joshi now has to decide on this issue.

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