The north Indian state has not elected the same party for a consecutive term in the last 25 years.
This comes in the wake of the Supreme Court’s directives to the state government to file an affidavit with details of action taken in the Alwar lynching case.
Rajasthan has nearly 10,000 Atal Seva Kendras (earlier called Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras) at village panchayat and panchayat samiti levels which provide public utility services to rural people.
With elections drawing closer, smaller parties like AAP, BSP, INLD, NCP, LJD and SP have intensified their activities in the state.
The CM had to suspend the second phase of yatra, which was scheduled to start on August 20, citing the seven-day mourning following Vajpayee’s death.
This will help small and marginal tribal farmers to release their 15,000 acres of land, which have been pledged with cooperative banks against the loan.
Gujjars, who have been agitating for the past 11 years seeking a 5% quota in government jobs, are enraged with the state government for not fulfilling their demands.
Most Dalits, who account for a fifth of the state’s population, had voted for the BJP in the last election. Congress had lost all the 34 seats reserved for SCs
The bank, with the help of district administration, had served attachment notice for his three bigha land. It triggered Meghwal to hang himself to death.
In 2008, when Congress won 96 seats – 4 short of a majority, the party had to seek support of 6 BSP MLAs, who defected to join the Ashok Gehlot-led government.
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