Consent reached between Rajasthan Governor and Gehlot Government, assembly session convened from August 14
There was agreement between the Governor and the government for convening the assembly session. Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra issued the order for convening the assembly session from 14 August.
30th July, 2020
The conflict between Governor Kalraj Mishra and Ashok Gehlot government for the last 12 days is now ending for calling the session of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. The Governor and the Government agreed to convene the Assembly session.
Governor issued orders to call assembly session from August 14
Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra issued the order for convening the assembly session from 14 August. The Governor in his order has also directed that all measures should be taken as per the guidelines issued to prevent the spread of Kovid-19 during the conduct of the assembly session. Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and Assembly Speaker Dr. C.P. Joshi met the governor separately on Wednesday and assured him that his apprehension about the corona epidemic would be taken care of.
Social distancing will follow inside the assembly, screening will be done at the entrance
Social distancing will be observed among legislators and officers and employees inside the house. Screening of all will be done at the entrance of the assembly and a corona check will also be done if required. Legislators as well as officers and employees will be asked to use masks and sanitizers.
The CM and the speaker met the Governor and presented their views and agreed to call the House
According to the sources, the CM met the Governor and said that he is the first citizen of the state, so everyone respects him. The will and instructions of the Governor will be followed. At the same time, the speaker Dr. Joshi assured the Governor that social distancing will be fully observed inside the House. After this, both sides almost agreed to call the House.
The governor returned the proposal for the third time, the government sent for the fourth time
The Governor returned the proposal sent by the government on Wednesday morning for the third time for convening the assembly session. The Gehlot cabinet met on Tuesday and sent a proposal to the governor for convening the assembly session from July 31. After receiving the proposal of the state government, the governor discussed with the legal experts and returned the file on Wednesday morning. The proposal has been returned with a 6-page note from the Raj Bhavan to the state government's Parliamentary Affairs Department. In this, the objections regarding the session have been repeated which were mentioned earlier.
Gehlot agreed to meet Governor and call assembly session on August 14
According to sources, the Governor has returned the proposal saying that he should give 21 days notice to call the corona epidemic and session. Gehlot reached the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday afternoon after getting information that the Governor did not approve the government's proposal. Gehlot held discussions with the Governor for about 15 minutes. In this discussion, it was agreed to call a session. After this, the Chief Minister sent a proposal for convening a cabinet meeting from August 14, through the Parliamentary Affairs Department, to the Raj Bhavan. Transport Minister Pratap Singh Khachariwas hoped that the Governor will now approve this proposal and allow the session to be called.
The first governor said this
Until Wednesday morning, the governor said that when the budget session of the assembly was abruptly adjourned on March 13 citing the corona epidemic, now that the infection is spreading more than before, what is the need to call a meeting of the House. The Governor told the Chief Minister that the Atholm, which is being held at Raj Bhavan on Independence Day every year, has also been canceled due to Corona epidemic. In the current environment, gathering crowds together is not good as per the guidelines of Kovid-19.
Gehlot met the governor four times in 10 days
It is worth mentioning that in the last 9 days, the Gehlot cabinet has met three times and sent a proposal for calling the assembly session to the governor, but was returned each time from the Raj Bhavan. Gehlot has met the Governor 4 times in 10 days on this issue. A statement issued by the Raj Bhavan on Wednesday afternoon said that the Constitution is the soul of democracy. As per rules, there is no objection to calling the house.
Governor's love letter received: Gehlot
Earlier on Wednesday morning, on receiving a note with the Governor's objections, Gehlot said that the love letter has already arrived, now I will come together and ask what do I want? Regarding the condition of the notice, Gehlot said that 21 days or 31 days, victory will be ours. For the first time in 70 years, a governor has raised such questions.