Now Congress faces dissent against ticket allotment in Rajasthan

Jaipur, Nov 16 (UNI) After uproar over issue of ticket distribution for a couple of days in the ruling BJP in Rajasthan, now it was the turn of the rival Congress to confront with similar dissent and protests at many places in the state by the supporters off unsuccessful aspirants on Friday.

The opposition party has released its first list of 152 candidates for December 7 Assembly polls mid night last night. Many are dissatisfied with the list.

Unhappy over denial of ticket, former Minister Ram Kishore Saini(Bandikui-Dausa) and Ashok Singh Dhabhai(Karauli) quit the Congress and immediately switched over to the BJP.

Group of supporters of former Minister B D Kalla held demonstration in Bikaner to protest against denial of ticket to the party veteran who had held ministerial post for many years.

Likewise, supporters of former MLA Dr C S Baid, the son of former Finance Minister Chandan Mal Baid, also protested against the party’s choice of the new candidate in Taranagar-Churu.

Similar protest march and demonstration were witnessed at some other places including Jaipur and Kota.

In the state capital the supporters of Bikram Singh, a ticket aspirants from Jhotwara constituency of the city, held demonstration while supporters of Pankaj Mehta protested against denial of ticket in Kota.

According to sources, Congress Chief Rahul Gandhi has taken the protests seriously and sought a report from the state leadership at a meeting in New Delhi.

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