Amid impasse over Rajasthan assembly session, Ashok Gehlot again meets governor

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Wednesday met Governor Kalraj Mishra amid the impasse over calling a session of the state assembly.

The meeting, the second in recent days, lasted for about 15 minutes.

At an event earlier in the day, Gehlot told party MLAs that he would meet the governor again over summoning the session.

The state cabinet on Tuesday sent for the third time a proposal on the session to the governor.

A Raj Bhawan spokesperson described Wednesday’s meeting as a courtesy call.

Earlier, the Rajasthan governor returned the proposal for calling the assembly session for the third time. Following which Gehlot met the governor.

He said whether the governor sought a notice of 21 days or 31 days to call the assembly session, they would be victorious.