The president of Congress’ Jammu unit Ghulam Ahmed Mir on Monday staged a vociferous protest towards what he claimed was the “BJP’s arm-twisting techniques in Rajasthan” throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
“We’re protesting to avoid wasting democracy on this nation. The BJP has been continually been resorting to undemocratic and unconstitutional means. First Goa, then Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and now Rajasthan, the BJP has been resorting to unconstitutional and undemocratic means to topple democratically elected governments,” mentioned Mir.
He mentioned when folks have the proper to decide on the federal government of their selection, then one with a full majority ought to be given full five-year tenure.
“However the BJP is resorting to unfair means and is utilizing governor’s rule to their benefit. The BJP getting its unfair practices carried out through Raj Bhavans. For example in Rajasthan, the governor there has raised illogical queries on meeting session proposed by the Rajasthan CM through his cupboard,” he added.
“The governor is asking Rajasthan CM pointless queries of why and what’s the agenda, which is undemocratic and unconstitutional on the a part of the governor,” he added.
In the meantime, three Congress leaders wrote to Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra on Monday, asking him to convene an meeting session as per the recommendation of the state cupboard which, they claimed, could be the proper plan of action as per the authorized rules laid down by the Supreme Court docket.
Salman Khurshid, Ashwani Kumar, and Kapil Sibal, who’re additionally senior advocates on the SC, mentioned that the apex court docket judgments in Shamsher Singh v. Union of India (1974) and Nabam Rebia v. Deputy Speaker (2016) limits the powers of Governor, who’s obliged to defer to the knowledge of an elected authorities.
“Any deviation from the established constitutional place could be an avoidable negation of your oath of workplace and create a constitutional disaster,” the previous Union legislation ministers, mentioned.
The Congress get together, which is assured of its numbers within the Rajasthan meeting, is pushing for a ground check within the Home within the wake of an influence tussle between chiffons minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot.
The Congress accuses the governor of delaying the session because of strain from the Bharatiya Janata Occasion (BJP)-led central authorities. Mishra has denied the cost.