Rajasthan Election Results 2018: ‘Rahul Gandhi will decide’, says Gehlot on CM post
New Delhi, Dec 11: Senior Congress leader Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday that he was confident that his party would form the government in Rajasthan. The decision on the chief minister's post would be taken by Congress president Rahul Gandhi and party members of the legislative assembly (MLAs), Gehlot added.
He also credited Gandhi for the party's good performance in all the five states, including Rajasthan.
"We are confident that the Congress will get a clear majority and will for its government in Rajasthan," Gehlot told news agency Press Trust of India.
He said Gandhi raised key issues concerning the people because of which Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "graph came down".
He also said that Gandhi first cornered PM Modi and Amit Shah, president of the Bharatiya Janata Party, in Gujarat and played issue-based politics.
The senior Congress leader said his party benefitted as Gandhi raised issues concerning price increases, the farmers and the Rafale deal on which PM Modi and the BJP did not have answers.