Cong. confident of getting ‘sympathy vote’
It has fielded son of late Minister Meghwal for Sujangarh Assembly seat in Rajasthan
The ruling Congress is confident of getting “sympathy vote” within the upcoming Assembly by-election for the reserved seat of Sujangarh, the place it has fielded the late Bhanwarlal Meghwal’s son Manoj Meghwal. The senior Meghwal was a Minister and had represented the constituency 5 occasions in his political profession spanning 4 a long time.
Though Mr. Meghwal, 48, a salt dealer, was not groomed as a politician, he expects to take ahead his father’s legacy with the help of the dedicated voters of Congress. On the hustings within the villages, he has promised to finish the initiatives left unattended and launch new initiatives for improvement of the arid area in northern Rajasthan.
The Churu district’s Sujangarh constituency has had a historical past of electing the Congress and BJP candidates alternately within the Assembly polls since 1985. Besides, the voters right here have all the time elected the MLA of the social gathering which shaped the federal government within the State. Though this has given a bonus to the native politicians in elevating the individuals’s grievances, crucial demand for making Sujangarh a district has remained unaddressed.
Amit Marothiya, Deputy Chairman of Sujangarh Municipal Council, informed The Puucho that the Congress wouldn’t solely get the profit of sympathy for the Meghwal household, however would additionally benefit from the help of farmers agitating in opposition to the Centre’s farm legal guidelines.
“The majority of the 2.74-lakh voters here are Jats, followed by Dalits and minorities. At the present juncture, there is no reason why they will not support us,” he stated.
With an eye fixed on the minority group’s votes, Mr. Meghwal just lately performed an instrumental function within the nomination of Nilofar Ghauri because the Municipal Council’s chairperson. Though Muslims have some grievances in opposition to the Ashok Gehlot authorities, they’re prone to be part of the Scheduled Caste voters in sending the Congress candidate to the State Assembly.
‘No caste division’
Gopi Lal Sharma, proprietor of a paan store within the Ghanta Ghar market, listed the development of new overbridges and rural roads, new workplace constructing for Additional District Collector and a brand new ward within the authorities hospital in the course of the Congress rule because the components which might impress the voters. “There is no division on the caste line here. People vote for a party if it has done good work,” he says.