CM can­di­date to be de­cided af­ter poll re­sults: Sachin Pilot

The Hindu Business Line - - POLITICS - ASIAN NEWS IN­TER­NA­TIONAL PTI

The Congress will de­cide its chief min­is­te­rial can­di­date for Ra­jasthan af­ter the Assem­bly elec­tion re­sults on De­cem­ber 11, the party’s se­nior leader Sachin Pilot said on Fri­day.

Pilot, who is seen as a fron­trun­ner for the CM post, is con­fi­dent that the Congress will sweep the polls.

“We will sit and dis­cuss this af­ter our party gets a ma­jor­ity in the elec­tion,” the Congress leader told re­porters af­ter cast­ing his vote here.

Ra­jasthan, where 199 of the 200 Assem­bly seats are at stake, went to polls on Fri­day. Polling in Al­war con­stituency has been post­poned be­cause of the demise of a Bahu­jan Ra­jasthan Congress chief Sachin Pilot in Jaipur on Fri­day

Sa­maj Party (BSP) can­di­date.

“On the day of the re­sults, the Congress party will form the gov­ern­ment (in Ra­jasthan) and peo­ple will feel that it’s their own gov­ern­ment which has come to power,” said Pilot.

He said the BJP gov­ern­ment in the State has done very lit­tle to up­lift the poor and the farm­ers, and peo­ple are “very dis­ap­pointed”. Chief Minister K Chan­drashekar Rao, af­ter cast­ing his vote in Ch­hin­ta­madaka vil­lage of Te­lan­gana’s Sid­dipet dis­trict

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