Shekhawat accuses Congress of selling election tickets in poll-bound Rajasthan
Ahead of ticket distribution in poll-bound Rajasthan, Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat Tuesday accused Congress of selling election tickets for money. "Naam bade kaam khote, ticket ke liye lete hai daam mote (Big names involved in lowly deeds. They charge hefty sums for tickets)," Shekhawat said. Congress, however, rubbished the allegations; its state unit in-charge Sachin Pilot blaming opponents for conspiring against the party.
Allegations related to ticket distribution are 'baseless': Pilot
"The allegations of discrimination in adding the names of candidates are baseless. All office bearers are working actively and doing hard work. The allegations related to ticket distribution in the media are baseless," Sachin Pilot said.
BJP to hold direct talks with people across Rajasthan
Briefing about the BJP's door-to-door campaign in Rajasthan, Union Minister of State for Agriculture, Shekhawat said party workers had communicated the BJP's views at 42,688 out of the total 51,844 booths during its "Booth Mahasampark Abhiyan" and reached out to nearly 70 lakh families. He said that the party would hold direct talks with the people across the state from November 8 to 11.