Opinion divided on revenge politics by Cong in Raj: Snap Poll

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) Opinion is divided on whether Congress is indulging in revenge politics In Rajasthan by arresting BJP leaders after the audio tapes surfaced, or the BJP is getting paid in the same coin since it conspired to topple the state government led by Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot, as per the latest IANS CVoter Snap Poll.

Some audio tapes have surfaced amid the Rajasthan political turmoil in which BJP leaders could allegedly be heard indulging in conversations with Congress leaders regarding horse-trading of MLAs.

Te Jaipur Police have arrested BJP leader Sanjay Jain in this matter. The question posed in the snap poll was whether the state government has got this arrest done as part of revenge politics. Or, on the flip side, did it serve the BJP right because it conspired to topple the state government?

The poll with a sample size of 1,200 found that 37.4 per cent respondents said that this arrest is wrong and the state government has done this as part of revenge politics.

An almost equal proportion of respondents, 36.2 per cent, said it serves the BJP right because it conspired to topple the government.

A total of 26.4 per cent respondents disagreed and said the BJP has not conspired to topple the government.

As the case went to the court, the Rajasthan High Court deferred till July 20 the hearing in the amended petition filed by Sachin Pilot and 18 rebel Congress MLAs challenging the disqualification notices sent to them by the Assembly Speaker. The court has also directed the Speaker not to take any action in the matter till 5.30 p.m. on July 21.



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