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Not only Opposition, some BJP leaders also against Rajasthan govt's 'draconian' ordinance

By Vikas

Rajasthan government's ordinance ordinance seeking to protect the government servants from being investigated has drawn flak not only from the Opposition, but also from withing the BJP.

BJP leader N Rajvi

Rajasthan BJP MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari opposed Vasundhara Raje government's immunity bill inside the Assembly where the controversial ordinance seeking to protect judges and bureaucrats from probe without prior sanction was tabled on Monday.

"Such a draconian bill should not be brought in, we will raise this in a meet today," BJP leader N Rajvi told the media.

Congress leader Sachin Pilot had earlier said that the state government is trying to safeguard the interest of people through whom they conduct corruption scandals in Rajasthan.

Rajasthan state assembly was adjourned till Tuesday following the protest by Congress leaders over immunity bill.

[Ruckus in Rajasthan assembly over immunity bill]

The Ordinance which prohibits investigations into allegations against current and former judges, magistrates and civil servants without previous permission, was put into effect on September 7.

Defending the government, Rajasthan Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria had on Sunday told that there was no provision in the ordinance which will weaken action against corrupt officers.

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