New Delhi, Dec 14: The Congress on Friday declared that Veteran leader Ashok Gehlot will be the Rajasthan Chief Minister while state Congress chief Sachin Pilot to become his deputy.
KC Venugopal, All India Congress Committee observer for Rajasthan made the announcement, that party president Rahul Gandhi has decided to appoint Ashok Gehlot as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Sachin Pilot will be the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
Pilot will also continue as the Rajasthan Congress Chief.
Addressing a press confrence, Pilot said “I would like to thank Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other legislators for taking this decision to make Ashok Gehlot the Chief Minister of Rajasthan”.
“Mera aur Ashok ji ka jadoo puri tarah chal gaya hai. Hum ab sarkar bana rahe hain”, he added.
Earlier, Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Friday shared his photograph with Ashok Gehlot and Sachin Pilot, a caption “United Colours of Rajasthan!”.