Last Updated: March 05, 2023, 14:43 IST
The ongoing energy tussle throughout the BJP in Rajasthan as soon as once more got here to the fore on Saturday with two factions throughout the get together — one headed by former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje and the opposite by state BJP President Satish Poonia — displaying present of power with two main programmes.
At the Salasar Balaji Dham in Churu district, Raje addressed a big gathering after providing prayers at the Balaji temple there to mark her 70th birthday celebrations, which fall on March Eight however was superior within the wake of Holi (March 8).
On the identical day, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of BJP, organised a protest march in opposition to the burning problems with frequent paper leaks and rising unemployment within the state, which was led by Poonia.
Both the teams have been busy calling the get together staff to attend their respective programmes, leaving them confused.
While Poonia’s supporters have been seen calling the BJP staff to gherao the CM’s home in Jaipur, these within the Raje camp referred to as upon the BJP staff to hitch her birthday celebrations in Salasar.
Due to the continuing ‘cold war’ between Raje and Poonia, the get together staff have been left clueless as to which faction they need to assist.
A frontrunner from the Raje camp rejected the claims that she was exhibiting her power along with her birthday celebrations, saying that the previous Chief Minister didn’t go on a non secular pilgrimage for the primary time on Saturday.
On the opposite hand, a frontrunner from the Poonia camp stated that the agitation in Jaipur on Saturday drew get together staff from everywhere in the state, so why ought to or not it’s termed as a present of power.
According to a different Raje supporter, she has been the nationwide Vice President of the BJP moreover being a two-time former Chief Minister, so many BJP staff got here to greet her which doesn’t imply that she was displaying a present of power.
When all eyes have been set to see which faction comes out stronger, a BJP MLA stated that the “high get together management ought to now work to finish this faction”.
“We need a united party. This show of strength will prove disastrous for the BJP in Rajasthan,” stated the MLA, who didn’t want to be named.
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