MP: Scindia camp minister displays mentor’s portrait in office

Written by Milind Ghatwai
| Bhopal |

Updated: April 30, 2020 9:44:53 am

Former Congress chief Tulsiram Silawat was amongst two loyalists of Scindia who made it to the five-member cupboard
Wearing his loyalty on his sleeves, Madhya Pradesh Water Resources Minister Tulsiram Silawat Wednesday gave his mentor Jyotiraditya Scindia’s portrait pleasure of place in his office.

Silawat was inducted in the Shivraj Singh Chouhan cupboard on April 21 however he reached his office for the primary time on Wednesday. Mahatma Gandhi, Swami Vivekananda, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chouhan are the opposite portraits that adorn the wall behind his desk.

The former Congress chief was amongst two loyalists of Scindia who made it to the five-member cupboard. He must get elected inside six months to validate his keep in office. Scindia misplaced the Lok Sabha election from Guna however he’s BJP’s Rajya Sabha candidate now. The elections for 3 higher home berths have been scheduled for March 26 however have been postponed indefinitely.

“In what capacity has Scindia’s portrait been displayed in a government office?,” requested former chief minister Kamal Nath’s media coordinator Narendra Saluja. “Incidentally, there aren’t any portraits of Deendayalji, Shyamaprasadji, Amit Shah and J P Nadda,’’ he tweeted.

Scindia’s spokesman and BJP chief Pankaj Chaturvedi justified the portrait in office saying, “Scindiaji is a supply of inspiration. There is nothing fallacious with it. I don’t perceive why is Congress is perturbed about it.’’

Silawat was not obtainable for remark. He was the well being minister in the Kamal Nath authorities and was among the many 22 insurgent Congress MLAs who camped in Bengaluru for weeks in March, a rebel that introduced down the 15-month-old Congress authorities. In his mid-60s, Silawat is a hardcore loyalist and camped in Guna for days to handle the marketing campaign of Scindia for the parliamentary election in May final yr. Silawat, who belongs to Indore, was a minister even then.

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