Rajasthan CM Announced: On Tuesday, 12th December the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) announced Bhajan Lal Sharma as the new Chief Minister of Rajasthan. Bhajanlal Sharma beats Congress’s Pushpendra Bhardwaj by more than 48 thousand votes by winning the Sanganer Assembly election seat.
The Assembly election results of Rajasthan were declared on 3rd December a week ago. And Royal Diya Kumari and Prem Chand Bairwa who have been named as the new deputy chief ministers of Rajasthan by the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).
This announcement comes a day after they named the chief minister for Madhya Pradesh, where Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has chosen Mohan Yadav, above the former Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
The reason for choosing Bhajanlal Sharma has surprised many people, but the upcoming Chief Minister of Rajasthan Bhajanlal Sharma has held the position of BJP general secretary of Rajasthan four times. The choice of Bhajanlal Sharma, a Brahmin, is also noticeable from the post-Mandal wave had been harsh on the community.
The choice of a tribal Vishnu Deo Sai as Chief Minister in Chhattisgarh, OBC Mohan Yadav as Chief Minister in Madhya Pradesh, and a Brahmin Bhajanlal Sharma as Chief Minister of Rajasthan indicates that the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) has attempted at a rainbow alliance of castes before the Lok Sabha election 2024.
About Bhajanlal Sharma
Bhajanlal Sharma who is 55 years old, was born in the year 1967 in Jaipur, Rajasthan. Bhajanlal Sharma has a master’s degree in politics from Rajasthan University.
He became the MLA first time and won the seat in Sanganer in the recently held Assembly elections in Rajasthan.
He beat Pushpendra Bhardwaj, who was leading from the Indian National Congress (INC), with a difference of 48 thousand votes even though he was being called an outsider.
Bhajanlal Sharma is also a state general secretary of Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP).
The selection of Bhajanlal Sharma as a Chief Minister of Rajasthan is seen as the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) overstep to the Brahmin community in Rajasthan.
Brahmins are around seven percent of the population in Rajasthan.
Bhajanlal Sharma also has one criminal case registered against him and has assets worth Rupees 1.4 crore, which covers 43.6 lakh in flexible assets and one crore in inflexible assets.