Congress leader Ashok Gehlot
Congress leader Ashok Gehlot

Gehlot maintains suspense over chief ministership in Rajasthan

ANI | Updated: Dec 11, 2018 12:11 IST

Jaipur (Rajasthan) [India], Dec 11 (ANI): Congress party maintained suspense over the chief ministership in Rajasthan amidst indications that the party could be in the position to form government in the state.
"The party president will decide on who will be the chief minister," senior party leader Ashok Gehlot said on Tuesday.
The BJP office in Jaipur wore a deserted look as latest trends painted a dismal picture for the ruling party. Figures showed opposition Congress leading on 91 seats, while the BJP lagged far behind on 79.
Independents led on 14 seats, while others were ahead on five, according to the official trends. 200 seats are up for grabs in the Rajasthan Assembly.
Among the prominent contestants, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje was leading by 13,440 votes in Jhalrapatan constituency, Congress' Pilot was leading by 9748 votes in Tonk constituency and Ashok Gehlot was leading by 5,112 votes in Sardarpura constituency.
Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria was trailing by 3897 votes in Udaipur. (ANI)