Jaipur | Jagran News Desk: Rajasthan Police returned empty-handed from Manesar resort where it had gone to record voice sample of rebel Congress MLA Bhanwar Lal Sharma who purportedly featured in leaked audio where the conspiracy to topple the Ashok Gehlot government was discussed. The police team didn't find any of the rebel Congress leaders, who reportedly left to an undisclosed location from the resort in BJP-ruled Haryana's Manesar where they had been camping since last week.

The Congress party alleged that Haryana Police didn't allow the team of Rajasthan Police to enter the resort for some time. They were allowed to enter the resort only after the MLAs were moved out using a secret door.

"Rajasthan Special Operations Group (SOG) team was made to wait by BJP Government's Haryana Police until the MLAs inside the resort (in Manesar) were moved out through a secret door." Govind Singh Dotasra, Rajasthan Congress president said.

Another Congress leader and minister in the Ashok Gehlot Cabinet, Raghu Sharma challenged the BJP to "free" the 19 Congress MLAs and said that the rebels would not be able to face the public and return to the Congress party.

"I challenge BJP to free the 19 MLAs, they will return to Congress. The MLAs know that if people see them as 'sell-outs', they will not be able to face the public," Sharma said.

Sachin Pilot and his loyalist MLAs had been campin in the Manesar resort for the past few days. They have revolted against the Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot. One of them, Bhanwar Lal Sharma, an MLa from Sardarshahar in Rajasthan's Churu district is accused bye the Conress of hatching a conspiracy to topple the state government with the help of the BJP.

The Congress has alleged that Union Jal Shakti Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat 'conspired to topple the elected Rajasthan government' with the help of Sachin Pilot camp. Shekhawat has denied the allegations and said that he was ready for a probe. The Congress also released a few audio clips, which purportedly features shekhawat , and rebel Congress legislator Sharma. The BJP has termed the audio clips fake and manufatured.

Posted By: Shashikant Sharma