Jaipur, Sep 2 (UNI) AICC general secretary and former Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot has said the ruling BJP was scared of its imminent defeat in next Assembly polls in the state and has "forged deceit understanding" with the BSP to face the Congress which is set for a good win.
''However, the BSP, which has announced its resolve to contest all 200 assembly seats, is unlikely to make any dent in the Congress prospects at the hustings,'' Mr Gehlot said.
Talking to reporters, Mr Gehlot claimed that the ruling BJP, scared of its imminent defeat, was making a desperate bid to create a division of votes by encouraging the BSP in the state but nothing would work as the people of the state were annoyed with the party's ''non-governance''.
The Congress leader also claimed that political atmosphere in the state was conducive for the Congress and his party was set to perform well in the Assembly elections due to be held by November.
Mr Gehlot also condemned Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje for not announcing reduction or abolition of cess and/or tax on petroleum products to neutralise the impact of recent price hike.
He said the Chief Minister did not bother to solve people's problems and was busy inaugurating or foundation-laying ceremonies for different projects to create a false impression of development in the state.
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