Jaipur: Charging the BJP with “conspiring” to topple his government, Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Monday said the people were still angry with the saffron outfit and would “teach it a lesson” in the coming state Assembly poll.
“The way BJP leaders conspired to topple my elected government, the public is still angry, and it will teach a lesson to the BJP in the coming polls,” Gehlot told the media at the Jaipur airport.
Gehlot was on his way to Baran for kickstarting a public awareness campaign against the Central Government for not granting the Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (ERCP) the status of a national project.
Detailing the achievements of his government, he claimed that due to his work, the people have decided to vote back the Congress to power in next month’s polls.
“The public and party workers supported us in adverse circumstances, whether it was the Corona period or the BJP’s attempts to topple my government. One or the other, thinks kept on happening in the last five years,” he said.
He said the state government has conceived and implemented many historic schemes in health, education, water, electricity, social security, amomg others.
He said about one crore people are being given pensions in the state, more than three lakh people have been given jobs, and the path of employment has been opened for one lakh contract workers.
“This is what the people want, and our government has given them all of these,” said the chief minister.