RAJASTHAN: Sachin Pilot has been removed as Deputy Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Congress leader Randeep Surjewala said on Tuesday.
The decision follows the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) meeting at the Fairmont Hotel in Jaipur.
Amid the political crisis in the state, Pilot had skipped the second meeting today of state MLAs even after Congress extended an invitation to him.
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An OBC leader and Rajasthan Education Minister Govind Singh Dotasara have been appointed as the new Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC) chief.
Others in the Pilot camp have been dethroned too, including Vishvendra Singh and Ramesh Meena from the state cabinet, and Rajasthan Youth Congress president Mukesh Bhakar.