HIGHLIGHTS: After MP, Rajasthan, all eyes on Chhattisgarh now

The Congress party's observer for Rajasthan, KC Venugopal, officially announced the decision which ended the impasse.

Published: 14th December 2018 11:25 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th December 2018 08:26 PM   |  A+A-

Sachin Pilot, Ashok Gehlot

PCC chief Sachin Pilot and former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot. (File photo | PTI)

By Online Desk

The suspense over the next Rajasthan Chief Minister came to an end when Ashok Gehlot was formally announced as the Rajasthan CM-designate. 

Sachin Pilot will be the deputy chief minister, Congress party's observer for Rajasthan K C Venugopal announced in a press conference on Friday. 

After being named the chief minister, Gehlot said, "Sachin Pilot and I will give good governance in Rajasthan."

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Following the meeting earlier on Thursday, Rahul took to Twitter to share a photo with Gehlot and Pilot stating "united colours of Rajasthan", hinting at a possible resolution. With MP and Rajasthan off the table the next state waiting for Rahul's CM pick is Chhattisgarh.

(With inputs from PTI)

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