Tiwari has been a strong opponent of former CM Vasundhara Raje
For the Rajya Sabha elections from Rajasthan, BJP has nominated former minister Ghanshyam Tiwari. Tiwari has been considered a staunch opponent of former CM Vasundhara Raje. There is a discussion in the political corridors whether BJP wants to send a political message to Raje by sending Tiwari to Rajya Sabha.
For the elections to be held on 4 Rajya Sabha seats of Rajasthan, BJP has played bets on Brahmin face, former minister Ghanshyam Tiwari (Ghanshyam tiwari) Has been made the candidate of Rajya Sabha. About 75-year-old Tiwari, who lived in the center of Rajasthan’s politics, was last in the news in December 2020 when he returned from Congress to BJP. Tiwari with strong RSS roots and former CM Vasundhara Raje (vasundhara raje) After which there is a discussion in the political corridors whether the BJP wants to send a political message to Vasundhara Raje before the assembly elections by sending Tiwari to the Rajya Sabha. Here the Rajya Sabha (rajya sabha election) After the name was finalized, Ghanshyam Tiwari has also dismissed the discussions of his displeasure with Vasundhara Raje. Tiwari said the party has taken the decision with everyone’s consent and is not anti-Vasundhara. Tiwari said that Raje had given him the best wishes for being made a candidate a day earlier on the phone.
A 6-time MLA and former minister in the Rajasthan BJP government, including Raje, Tiwari’s relationship with Raje deteriorated during his tenure as CM between 2013 and 2018. Ahead of the 2013 assembly elections, Tiwari openly opposed Raje’s candidature for the chief minister’s post along with Gulab Chand Kataria, Ramdas Agarwal and other senior leaders. However, he was sidelined by the state leadership after the BJP got a massive mandate in 2013 and then in the Lok Sabha elections under Raje’s leadership.
Tiwari had opened a front against the Raje government.
In Rajasthan from 2013 to 2018, Vasundhara Raje was the Chief Minister under the BJP rule, when Raje and Ghanshyam Tiwari used to have a figure of 36. Ghanshyam Tiwari openly barricaded from the road to the house against the then Chief Minister Raje. At the same time, Tiwari has also staged a sit-in against Vasundhara Raje’s change in the rules for allotment of bungalow for herself.
During Raje’s tenure, Tiwari often accused his government of going astray. In June 2018, the BJP celebrated the 43rd anniversary of the Emergency as ‘Black Day’, during which Tiwari had said that the country and Rajasthan were under undeclared emergency.
Meanwhile, Tiwari had written in a letter to the then BJP national president Amit Shah that the present state government, along with some leaders at the center, was looting the state, led by the head of the state government, some ministers and officials. They are looting the resources of the state.
High command’s big message to Raje!
Bringing Tiwari back to mainstream politics from BJP is the party high command’s political message for Rajasthan. In a meeting of national office bearers held in Jaipur recently, BJP central leaders had said that organization is paramount in the party, not the individual.
In such a situation, political experts say that an attempt has been made to show a mirror to Vasundhara Raje by making Ghanshyam Tiwari a candidate for Rajya Sabha elections. Second, it also indicates that the Sangh, which has been at loggerheads with Raje, is gearing up for Rajasthan as Tiwari has been a member of the RSS for a long time.
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