Jaipur: Making his last ditch efforts to
reach to CPI-M MLAs before ending of RS voting, Rajasthan
Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday appealed to the three Left
party MLAs, who abstained from voting, to cast their vote to
defeat the communal forces (BJP).
"I have talked twice to the CPI-M legislative party
leader Amra Ram to vote in favour of Congress supported
Independent candidate Santosh Bagrodia in Thursday`s election",
Gehlot told reporters after casting his vote at Assembly
"There is still some time left for completion of
voting...You may never know, they (CPI-M MLAs) may come and
vote", Gehlot said.
"There may be conflicts of ideology in political
parties but we all should work for secularism and oppose
communalism," Gehlot said in his appeal to the Left party
"If they come and vote, a very good message would
go to people against communal forces," Gehlot said.
When asked was there any horse trading to muster
votes, Gehlot said Congress doesn`t even think of that.
Congress as a National decorum to reject such practice.
In the 200 member Rajasthan assembly, CPI-M MLAs has