Fri. Mar 1st, 2024

Jaipur-Surendra Pal Singh TT, who was made a minister in Rajasthan even earlier than being elected as an MLA, on Monday misplaced the Assembly election to Congress rival, Rupinder Singh Kunnar by 11, 283 votes from the Karanpur seat.

The BJP candidate was the Minister of State (Independent Charge) in Bhajan Lal’s cupboard.

This is the primary time in Rajasthan {that a} chief who grew to become a minister earlier than turning into an MLA has misplaced the election. The Assembly elections had been held in November, however the election on Karanpur seat was postponed because of the dying of the Congress candidate and the then MLA Gurmeet Singh Kunnar . The Congress then gave the ticket to his son, Rupinder Singh Kunnar.

Former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Congress State President Govind Singh Dotasara, whereas congratulating Rupinder Singh Kunnar on the victory, stated that this mandate was a “slap on the dictatorship of BJP”.

At the identical time, BJP state president C.P. Joshi stated that he’ll assessment the explanations for the defeat. Kunnar acquired 94, 761 votes and TT acquired 83, 500 votes.

Counting was performed on Monday at Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar Government PG College. Voting on this seat was held on January 5. Even earlier than successful the elections, this seat was within the information because of the appointment of BJP candidate Surendra Pal Singh TT as a minister within the new authorities.

The eyes of the whole state had been fastened on this election outcome. Counting of votes was accomplished in 18 rounds. TT was forward within the first two rounds, however began falling behind from the third spherical onwards.

After the defeat within the Assembly elections, the query is being raised is whether or not TT will stay a minister now or not?

According to guidelines, any Indian citizen can stay a minister for six months with out turning into an MLA. TT has misplaced the Assembly elections, so there can be ethical strain on BJP and TT to go away the ministerial put up, however legally he can stay a minister for six months.

At current, it has been solely eight days since he grew to become a minister. He had not even taken cost but. Everything will rely upon the BJP management whether or not it needs to retain TT as a minister or not.

After the dying of Congress candidate Gurmeet Singh Kunnar, elections weren’t held on the Karanpur Assembly seat on November 25.

In Rajasthan, out of 200 Assembly seats, BJP received 115 seats, Congress 70 seats, BAP three, BSP two, RLD one, RLP one and independents have eight seats.

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