He’s one of the young leaders who is expected to get a freer hand once Rahul Gandhi takes over the party. Sachin Pilot has moved to Rajasthan and it’s no secret there that the old guard—including chief minister Ashok Gehlot and senior leader C.P. Joshi—is out to show him his place in state politics. But Pilot is persevering. Excerpts from an interview with Saba Naqvi:
You are one of the few people in the Congress who has gone from the Centre to a state. You are now PCC chief in Rajasthan and considered to be close to Rahul.