Sachin Pilot will be the Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan while Ashok Gehlot has been named the Chief Minister of the state.
Our best wishes to Shri @SachinPilot, the new Deputy CM of Rajasthan. A young & dedicated leader, he is sure to bring development, peace & happiness to the people of Rajasthan. pic.twitter.com/0UlcCDESFl
— Congress (@INCIndia) December 14, 2018
KC Venugopal, All India Congress Committee observer for Rajasthan, made the official announcement at the press briefing at AICC headquarters in Delhi.
“I would like to thank Congress President Rahul Gandhi and other legislators for taking this decision to make Ashok Gehlot Ji the Chief Minister of Rajasthan,” pilot said.
“Mera aur Ashok ji ka jadoo puri tarah chal gaya hai. Hum ab sarkar bana rahe hain ( Me and Gehlot ji have worked our magic on people of Rajasthan. Now we are making the government,” the new Deputy CM said.
Pilot, who was contesting for the first time in a state election, won the Tonk seat after defeating Yunus Khan.