Rajasthan govt to review newly formed districts under Congress’ tenure


JAIPUR: The Bharatiya Janata Party-led Rajasthan Government on Wednesday, constituted a cabinet sub-committee to review the current situations of 17 districts and three new divisions, formed during the tenure of Ashok Gehlot-led Congress government.

The order was issued by the Revenue and Colonization Department of the state government late Wednesday night.

The sub-committee constituted by Chief Minister Bhajan Lal Sharma consists of five members — Deputy CM Prem Chand Bairwa and ministers Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore, Kanhaiyalal Meena, Suresh Rawat, and Hemant Meena.

Deputy CM Prem Chand Bairwa was the convenor of the five-member sub-committee.

Earlier in August 2023, the Rajasthan cabinet led by then CM Ashok Gehlot had approved the proposal of a high-level committee to form 19 new districts and three new divisions in the state.

Additionally, in October, the Congress government announced the formation of three new districts in the state, i.e., the formation of Malpura, Sujangarh, and Kuchaman City, due to which the number of districts in the state rose to 53.

Former CM Gehlot had then said that the decision had been taken “in consonance with a high-level panel”.

“According to public demand and the recommendation of a high-level committee, three new districts will be created in Rajasthan- Malpura, Sujangarh and Kuchaman City. Now Rajasthan will have 53 districts,” Gehlot had said in a post on X in Hindi.

The Gehlot government had also said that the Rajasthan government would keep addressing delimitation issues “as per the panel’s recommendation in the future too.”

BJP came to power in Rajasthan in December 2023 after winning the assembly elections, following which the government was formed with Bhajan Lal Sharma as the Chief Minister.

BJP had won 115 seats out of 199 in Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. Congress won 69 seats. (ANI)

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