Congress president Mallikarjun Kharge will be holding two separate meetings with the Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and his deputy chief Sachin Pilot today in Delhi as per reports.
Reportedly the chief minister's office has confirmed that Ashok Gehlot will be visiting Delhi today where he will also lay the foundation stone of the Rajasthan House.
According to recent reports, the proposed meeting comes close on the heels of Pilot's "ultimatum" that if three demands he made from the state government were not met by the end of this month, he would launch a state-wide agitation. Pilot has asked for a high-level inquiry into the alleged scams that took place during the tenure of the former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje government, as one of his demands.
A senior leader to the media that a meeting of the Congress top brass with all the state leaders was scheduled on May 26 but was later postponed.
He reportedly said that now the high command will meet Gehlot and Pilot separately to bring them on one platform ahead of the assembly elections, which are due later this year.
Kharge was successful in bringing Siddaramaiah and D K Shivakumar together in Karnataka and the party now wants to try the same formula in Rajasthan, the reports suggest.
It is also said that a few days ago a meeting of the Congress high command with the leaders of all poll-bound states, including Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana, was planned, which was postponed.
(With PTI inputs)