Pilot meets Speaker Joshi amid speculations of change of guard in Rajasthan

Updated: Sep 24 2022 11:04AM

Jaipur, Sep 23 (PTI) Congress leader Sachin Pilot on Friday met Rajasthan Assembly Speaker C P Joshi amid speculations of change of guard in the state as Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot cleared that he will be running for the post of the Congress' national president.

Pilot met Joshi in his chamber in the state Assembly, where several party MLAs were also present. According to party sources, Pilot is the main contender for the chief minister's post, but Speaker Joshi's name is also doing the rounds. Joshi is a former state Congress president and was a contender for the post in 2008 but lost the Assembly elections by one vote at that time.

Earlier in the day, both Gehlot and Pilot reached Jaipur after meeting the party high command.