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'Mandir is the last resort for them'

DNJAI95117 | 12/6/2018 | Author : Siddhartha Bose | WC :1416 | Politics & Governance

DNA Conversation: Standing tall against BJPs Yunus Khan in Tonk & fighting for the first time, PCC Sachin Pilot says that Raje governments focus was always on other issues rather than development & maximum farmers committed suicide in chief ministers home turf Jhalawar
State of Polls Rajasthan

Inside a roadside hotel in Tonk, a town 90-minutes drive from the state capital, Jaipur, PCC chief sachin Pilot is finalizing the campaign strategy for the next two days with former Union minister Namo Narayan Meena. Before embarking on his road trip in the constituency, he speaks to Siddhartha Bose about Congress government priorities, why BJP is discussing mandir-masjid and dissecting Lord Hanuman’s caste, and how Manvendra was chosen to contest against CM Vasundhara Raje. Excerpts…

Q: Congress has taken up the issue of farmers' suicide in state. But the BJP and your opponent, Yunus Khan, are going about bunking your claims…
A: In Rajasthan, the agrarian crisis is at its peak. A
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