With supporters turning violent and blocking highways, burning tyres, torching a bus and one person allegedly threatening self immolation, Sachin Pilot has appealed to his followers to be calm and peaceful. Pilot has said that he trusts Rahul and Sonia Gandhi totally and would stand by their decision. Pilot made the appeal on social media.
Supporters of Pilot reacting to the news about Gehlot being named chief minister of Rajasthan turned violent in parts of the state including Jaipur. At the state capital Police have deployed personnel at important points including water cannons.
Meanwhile the meeting at the residence of the Congress President continues with the top decisions makers trying to work out a compromise and a consensus candidate.