Jaipur: Rajasthan BJP President Sachin Pilot has admitted that ahead of the assembly polls in the state, both the Congress and the BJP are trying to poach the leaders of each other. “This happens before every election,” he said.
However, Sachin said, this time, the BJP would be at the receiving end of the ‘Mission Poaching’. “They will be losing their leaders, not us,” he said. Sachin was answering a question as to whether the BJP chief Amit Shah may try to lure prominent Congress leaders into the BJP fold.
Pilot said that even the BJP leaders can gauge the popular mood. “They know that the people are fed up of them and want to get rid of their government. They know they are on their way our. And they will desert the sinking ship – as every reasonable person would do,” he said,
Pilot said that farmers would be the first priority of the Congress after forming its government its government. “We will look into how the burden of loans on them can be reduced and how it can be ensured that they get seeds, fertilizers and other farm inputs in time and at a reasonable price.”