Race for Rajasthan Chief Minister Intensifies

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20 Dec, 23 08:47
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Race for Rajasthan Chief Minister Intensifies

The race for the Chief Minister's post in Rajasthan is creating confusion as multiple names, including Vasundhara Raje, are being discussed. Reliable sources suggest that Raje remains a strong contender, considering her experience and substantial MLA support. However, speculation is rife that Prime Minister Narendra Modi might have a surprise choice.
In a recent meeting between BJP National Vice President Vasundhara Raje and National President JP Nadda, Raje reportedly clarified allegations against her son, Dushyant Singh, regarding MLA gatherings in Jaipur. She emphasized that these meetings were not a show of strength but a routine interaction with winning MLAs.
If  Vasundhara Raje doesn't secure the Chief Minister's position, former MP Om Prakash Mathur emerges as a strong candidate due to his organizational experience. Another potential candidate is Bhupendra Yadav, currently in charge of Madhya Pradesh, known for his organizational skills.
Political pundits are also considering Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav as a front-runner. A member of the OBC category, Vaishnav is seen as a trusted minister of PM Modi. However, his current role in the cabinet may impact this decision.
According to reliable sources, Rajasthan might witness two Deputy Chief Ministers to address caste equations and strengthen the Hindutva agenda. Diya Kumari, a newly elected MLA from the Jaipur royal family, and Baba Balak Nath from Tijara, Alwar district, are potential candidates.
The BJP central leadership aims to introduce new faces and maintain diversity in leadership, including women and OBC representatives, to strengthen the party's position in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.
PM Modi has engaged in multiple discussions with JP Nadda and Amit Shah to decide on Chief Ministers for Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. The focus is on bringing forward fresh and dynamic leaders for a more robust performance in the upcoming polls.
The formalities for selecting Chief Ministers have been completed, and observers will be sent to the states for recommendations based on MLA opinions. The final decision will be announced after approval from the BJP Parliamentary Board, and the swearing-in ceremonies are expected to take place next week.
The delay in announcing Chief Ministers has drawn criticism from opposition leaders, but the BJP has urged patience, emphasizing the importance of a comprehensive decision-making process. Speculations continue about the new faces that may emerge as Chief Ministers in Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Chhattisgarh. The BJP aims to present a fresh leadership approach for a successful hat-trick in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections.

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