Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s OSD resigns after tweet triggers controversy
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Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot’s OSD resigns after tweet triggers controversy

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September 19, 2021

Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s OSD Lokesh Sharma submitted his resignation on Saturday night, hours after he posted a tweet which was seen as an indirect criticism of the Congress over the change of leadership in Punjab.


New Delhi, 19 September 2021

As per news report of The Indian Express, The tweet appeared to refer to a strong person being made helpless and a mediocre person being elevated. The officer on special duty to the Rajasthan chief minister submitted his resignation on Saturday night, seeking an apology for his tweet. Sharma has been associated with Gehlot for over a decade now and he has been looking after his social media. He was made the OSD after Gehlot came to power in December 2018. “Majboot ko majboor, mamuli ko magroor kiya jaye… baad hi khet ko khaay, uss fasal ko kaun bachaye!” Sharma had tweeted after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh resigned on Saturday.

Source - indianexpress.com

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