Sachin Pilot is the deputy chief minister of Rajasthan. Born on September 7, 1977, Sachin Pilot represents Tonk constituency in Rajasthan Assembly. He defeated BJP's Yoonus Khan in the Assembly poll. He was a member of Parliament representing the Ajmer constituency at the 15th Lok Sabha. Sachin Pilot, who is Rajasthan Congress president, was born in Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He holds a BA degree from St. Stephens College, University of Delhi, a diploma in marketing from IMT. Ghaziabad and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA. Sachin, son of late Congress leader Rajesh Pilot, had won the 2009 Lok Sabha election by defeating BJP's Kiran Maheshwari by a margin of 76,000 votes in Ajmer.read more
Addressing BJP leaders and workers on the culmination of the first day of his "Jan Ashiwad Yatra” here, he said the Congress party is nearing its end due to dynastic politics
Initially, rumours about Pilot joining the BJP floated after he and MLAs loyal to him revolted against Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot last year. However, Pilot had dismissed the speculation.
Rajasthan Cabinet Expansion: Ajat Maken's visit to Rajasthan was seen as a bid by the Congress' leadership to end factionalism that is brewing within the party.
Congress leader Ajay Maken, who is in Rajasthan, is individually meeting party MLAs in a bid to end factionalism that is brewing within the party.
Ajay Maken on Sunday said there is no contradiction among the party's leaders in Rajasthan on the issue of cabinet reshuffle.
Rajasthan MLA and Sachin Pilot loyalist Indraj Meena on Wednesday termed the former deputy chief minister a “heavyweight leader” as he slammed independent legislator Ramkesh Meena for calling Pilot an outsider.
Ajay Maken has sought to downplay infighting talks in the Rajasthan Congress, saying Sachin Pilot is an "asset" to the party.
He said that if any member has information about the names of legislators whose phones are being allegedly tapped, he should meet and inform CM Ashok Gehlot about it.
Rajasthan Phone Tapping: Ved Prakash Solanki, an MLA from Chaksu seat, is a staunch supporter of Sachin Pilot.
On Thursday, six MLAs met Pilot at his residence. All the six were part of the 18 MLAs who had rebelled against Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot and had camped in a hotel in Gurugram.
A day after a group of Congress MLAs met Sachin Pilot, another party legislator on Friday expressed support for the dissident leader as trouble brewed again in Rajasthan’s ruling party.
There are reports doing rounds that Sachin Pilot is being sidelined by CM Ashok Gehlot and that he has raised the matter with the Congress high command.
Sachin Pilot had returned to the Congress camp after a brief rebellion last year. Pilot was, however, not re-inducted into the Cabinet and also not given any important role in the party.
Calls for generational shift and giving the next league of leaders more say in the party policies have been there for long, however, the Congress has been hesitant.
Hemaram Choudhary has resigned as a member of the Legislative Assembly. The resignation letter has been sent to the Assembly speaker.
Rajasthan Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Thursday said that he has tested positive for coronavirus.
Rajasthan: Ashok Gehlot has clinched a decisive victory in his battle to save his government.
Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday quipped about the change in his seating position in the Rajashan assembly and said his party had sent him closer to the opposition benches as it wanted a strong warrior to guard its borders.
The Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government is set to move a confidence motion in the Rajasthan Assembly during the session beginning today. Pilot had led a rebellion against Gehlot, seeking a change in the party’s leadership in Rajasthan. At the CLP meeting held at his residence, Gehlot urged Congress MLAs to forget the acrimony of the past month and move on.
In a big development right since the rift between the two, Sachin Pilot and Ashok Gehlot on Thursday came together on a stage for Congress Legislative Party meeting.