The MPs ET talked to insisted that they have to spend a good sum on visitors from their constituency and other visitors.
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Lalitgate: PM Narendra Modi, Arun Jaitley & Amit Shah meet; Rajasthan unit comes out in defence of CM Vasundhara Raje
In Jaipur, the BJP’s state unit for the first time admitted on Raje’s behalf that she had indeed signed the controversial witness statement in support of Lalit Modi.
Partymen underline that in Raje’s case there was no humanitarian ground to help Modi and she even wanted to hide from Indian authorities the fact that she was helping him.
Government may find the going tough in the three-week monsoon session as the Congress-led opposition has enough ammunition, including the Lalit Modi controversy.
Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said if the land reform bill is not passed in the Rajya Sabha then a joint session of the Parliament would be called.
Raje had been banking on support of her loyal MLAs in Rajasthan for the last two days as the central BJP leadership kept silent.
Vasundhara Raje appears to be getting no support from these quarters and has been left fending for herself with the help of MLAs loyal to her.
Kaushal holds the distinction of being the youngest person to become a governor in the country.
Sources told ET that Congress MP KV Thomas raised this issue in the meeting and was supported by Digvijaya Singh and PL Punia from his party.
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