Congress resolves to oust Vasundhara Govt

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Jaipur, Mar 4 (UNI) The Rajasthan Congress today resolved to uproot the Vasundhara Raje Government in the Assembly elections in the state by exposing its ''failures and misdeeds'' and highlighting the UPA government's achievements at the Centre.

A rally organised by the Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) at the State Assembly here also adopted a resolution to thank UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for Rs 60,000 crore farmers' loan waiver announced in the Union Budget for 2008-09.

Prominent leaders including AICC general secretaries Mukul Wasnik and Ashok Gehlot, Union Minister Namo Narain Meena, Kisan Mazdoor Congress President Shamsher Singh Surjewala, former Rajasthan chief ministers Shiv Charan Mathur and Jagannath Pahadia, party state president C P Joshi, Leader of the Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Hemaram Chaudhary, party MPs Sachin Pilot and Dr K S Yadav, former state presidents B D Kalla, Ram Narain Chauhdary, Narain Singh, Girija Vyas addressed the rally.

The speakers condemned the Raje Government for its ''corrupt practices and misdeeds'' and failure in its governance and serving basic needs of the people including proper supply of water and electricity.

The leaders held that all sections of society, including farmers, workers, traders, women, youths and state employees, were unhappy over the present government's misrule in the state and the party should capitalise the people's anti-incumbency feeling.

Mr Wasnik condemned the Raje Government for police firing and atrocities committed during its rule which left 44 people dead and said Ms Raje was having no social or political commitment but she was only practising self oriented politics in the state.

Former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot said ''the Chief Minister has been playing dirty casteist politics on Uttar Pradesh and Bihar pattern and damaging the time tested social equilibrium and harmony in our state.'' UNI SS BDP RP PM2010

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