Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot’s OSD Lokesh Sharma submitted his resignation on Saturday night time, hours after he posted a tweet which was seen as an oblique criticism of the Congress over the change of leadership in Punjab.
The tweet appeared to check with a powerful particular person being made helpless and a mediocre particular person being elevated.
The officer on particular responsibility to the Rajasthan chief minister submitted his resignation on Saturday night time, in search of an apology for his tweet.
Sharma has been related to Gehlot for over a decade now and he has been taking care of his social media. He was made the OSD after Gehlot got here to energy in December 2018.
“Majboot ko majboor, mamuli ko magroor kiya jaye… baad hello khet ko khaay, uss fasal ko kaun bachaye!” Sharma had tweeted after Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh resigned on Saturday.
Within the resignation letter, the OSD mentioned he has been lively on Twitter since 2010 and has not tweeted past occasion strains.
Sharma mentioned he by no means posted any political tweet after being given the accountability of OSD by Gehlot.
मजबूत को मजबूर, मामूली को मग़रूर किया जाए…
बाड़ ही खेत को खाए, उस फसल को कौन बचाए !!
— Lokesh Sharma (@_lokeshsharma) September 18, 2021
Nonetheless, he sought an apology if his tweet harm the occasion excessive command and the state authorities in any method.
The Delhi police had registered a case towards Sharma in March on Union Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat’s criticism.
In the course of the political disaster in Rajasthan as a result of rise up by deputy chief minister Sachin Pilot and 18 different MLAs final yr, purported audio clips of conversations between Shekhawat, BJP chief Sanjay Jain and Congress MLAs Bhanwarlal and Vishvendra Singh have been leaked. They have been allegedly discussing a plan to topple the Congress authorities within the state.
It was alleged that Sharma had circulated the audio clips, a cost denied by him.